International Journal of Agronomy / 2020 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Variability in Prolificacy, Total Carotenoids, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin of Yellow Small-Ear Waxy Corn Germplasm

Table 3

Overall genotype means for yields, yield components, and agronomic characters of 48 small-ear waxy corn genotypes in four environments (location-season combinations) in Thailand between 2018 and 2019.

ParametersKKRUTRKKDUTD

UY (tons ha−1)1st6.77.86.37.1
Total9.79.77.67.9
HY (tons ha−1)1st3.6ab4.4a3.0b4.5a
Total5.1a5.4a3.6b5.0ab
EN (ears ha−1)1st52,858a53,974a45,494b52,496a
2nd32,366a17,485b10,981bc7,086c
2ndM19,566a9,776b5,307bc3,943c
Total88,387a72,030b57,007bc59,640c
AD (day)46.4c49.8a48.1b45.1d
EH (cm)84.5c94.1b72.3d112.7a
EL (cm)1st12.6c13.6b11.5d13.9a
2nd10.7a10.8a9.3b10.5a
ED (cm)1st3.3c3.4b3.4b3.5a
2nd3.0ab3.1a2.9b2.8c

UY = unhusked yield, HY = husked yield, EN = ear number, AD = anthesis date, EH = ear height, EL = husked ear length, ED = husked ear diameter, 1ST = the first ear position, 2nd = the second ear position, 2ndM = the number of the marketable ear at the second ear position. KKR = at Khon Kaen in the rainy season 2019, UTR = at Uthai Thani in the rainy season 2019, KKD = at Khon Kaen in the dry season 2018/2019, UTD = at Uthai Thani in the dry season 2018/2019. Means followed by different letters within the same row are significantly different based on LSD at .

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