Table 3: Effects of municipal solid waste compost (MSWC) into soil (S) with or without fertigation on fruit firmness (N) and fruit color (L, a, and b values) in greenhouse pepper crop.

Fruit firmnessFruit color
Lab

No fertilizerS : MSWC (100 : 0)4.40 aY33.69 b−10.81 ab14.37 b
S : MSWC (95 : 5)3.46 b33.55 b−10.52 a13.28 b
S : MSWC (90 : 10)4.33 ab35.40 a−12.65 c17.36 a
S : MSWC (80 : 20)4.26 a35.16 a−11.34 b15.02 b
S : MSWC (60 : 40)3.96 ab36.28 a−11.48 bc16.10 ab

With fertilizerS : MSWC (100 : 0)4.40 a34.16 b−10.57 b13.62 ab
S : MSWC (95 : 5)3.41 a33.59 b −8.84 a10.93 c
S : MSWC (90 : 10)3.15 a34.98 ab−11.76 c15.61 a
S : MSWC (80 : 20)3.73 a34.24 b −9.50 ab12.10 b
S : MSWC (60 : 40)3.23 a36.35 a−12.43 c16.94 a

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