Journal of Food Quality / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effects of Root Cooling on Plant Growth and Fruit Quality of Cocktail Tomato during Two Consecutive Seasons

Table 2

Effects of root cooling on yield and fruit and shoot growth parameters of cocktail tomato plants in the two seasons.

FruitShoot
Total yield/plant (g)Marketable yield/plantMarketable/total (%)Mean weight (g)Equatorial diameterLongitudinal diameter (mm)Number of fruits/plantWater content (%)Height (cm)Diameter (mm)

2017-2018 winter“Amoroso”Control1908.76 ± 96.61898.7 ± 89.999.535.7 ± 0.940.6 ± 0.733.1 ± 0.753.3 ± 3.694.68 ± 0.54197.2 ± 16.116.2 ± 1.4
Cool1762.1 ± 109.11748.6 ± 116.799.233.2 ± 2.739.7 ± 1.732.6 ± 0.752.8 ± 2.494.34 ± 0.44190.0 ± 8.015.0 ± 1.0
p0.0470.0490.1070.1490.2130.7740.2700.3570.145
“Delioso”Control2117.2 ± 273.02095.9 ± 266.697.339.2 ± 2.241.2 ± 1.032.1 ± 0.853.5 ± 7.494.91 ± 0.07215.8 ± 20.614.1 ± 0.9
Cool1738.5 ± 123.61657.1 ± 179.895.336.0 ± 5.439.8 ± 2.231.0 ± 1.849.0 ± 6.293.98 ± 0.57215.4 ± 10.313.9 ± 1.1
p0.0180.0110.2640.2330.2380.3000.0100.9660.721

2018 summer“Amoroso”Control1310.8 ± 157.91168.2 ± 164.689.135.0 ± 3.137.6 ± 2.332.3 ± 2.337.7 ± 5.094.10 ± 0.35112.9 ± 8.220.1 ± 1.0
Cool1489.1 ± 171.31299.2 ± 219.887.234.3 ± 2.737.9 ± 0.932.8 ± 0.843.3 ± 3.094.25 ± 0.68125.6 ± 7.418.9 ± 1.6
p0.1350.2720.7210.8230.6430.0180.6460.0190.186
“Delioso”Control1682.0 ± 372.91652.4 ± 405.398.241.6 ± 6.241.5 ± 2.634.1 ± 2.140.0 ± 4.193.31 ± 0.7193.31 ± 0.7193.31 ± 0.71
Cool1636.4 ± 392.71527.4 ± 488.193.341.7 ± 10.041.7 ± 3.934.8 ± 2.939.3 ± 2.793.93 ± 0.79134.2 ± 6.016.8 ± 1.3
p0.8390.6400.9910.9200.6620.7480.1880.3410.013

Significant differences () are indicated in bold.

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