Table 5: Multiple comparisons by pair of the sums of rows for the degree of bitterness of the jams.

SamplesEffective (n)Sums of ranksDifferences in the ranks between the possible pairsCritical value for and effective = 30 number of products = 6Groups

Bitter (1)3030(2)-(1) = 3342A
(3)-(1) = 86
(4)-(1) = 78
(5)-(1) = 107
(6)-(1) = 149

DJW (2)3063(3)-(2) = 5342A
(4)-(2) = 45
(5)-(2) = 74
(6)-(2) = 116

DJ NaCl 0.312% (3)30116(3)-(4) = 0842B
(5)-(3) = 21
(6)-(3) = 63

DJ NaCl 0.625% (4)30108(5)-(4) = 2942B
(6)-(4) = 61

DJ NaCl 1.25% (5)30137(6)-(5) = 4242B

DJ NaCl 2.5% (6)30179C

DJW: desamerized jam with water; DJ: desamerized jam. Significant at the level.