Table 3: Mean values of seedlings early growth performance parameters between two O. abyssinica provenances (n=30 or 100, mean ± standard deviation (SD)).

ProvenanceCulm height (cm), n=100No of culms per Bamboo clump, n=100RCD (mm),  
n=100
No of leaves,  
n=100
Length of Rhizomes, n=30No of clustered Rhizomes (cm),  
n=30

Pawe61.18 ± 18.362.41 ± 1.320.26 ± 0.0725.47 ± 10.8731.80 ± 7.594.30 ± 1.74
Sherkole67.07 ± 15.783.18 ± 1.470.25 ± 0.0730.22 ± 14.4028.67 ± 6.686.20 ± 2.02
t-value2.3133.7250.8412.5061.6973.894
Sig.0.0220.0010.4010.0130.0950.001