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Table 9 Interaction effect of year, N rate and variety on agro-physiological efficiency (APE) and apparent recovery efficiency (ARE) of bread wheat at Enewari, central highland of Ethiopia

From: Effect of nitrogen fertilizer rates on grain yield and nitrogen uptake and use efficiency of bread wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) varieties on the Vertisols of central highlands of Ethiopia

Variety N rate (kg ha−1) APE (kg kg−1) ARE (%)
Year 2014 Year 2015 Year 2014 Year 2015
Menze 120 41.36a–c 44.87a 55bc 58b
240 35.62d–f 34.97d–g 38f–h 48c–e
360 30.47f–h 31.50e–h 32hi 38f–h
Tsehay 120 36.62c–e 38.87b–d 67a 68a
240 30.09gh 30.53f–h 47de 53b–d
360 26.38hi 27.63h 37f–h 42e–g
ET-13 120 46.56a 42.27ab 52b–d 58b
240 36.23c–e 27.02h 35g–i 44ef
360 29.98gh 21.56i 29ij 22j
CV (%)   7.44 8.17  
  1. Means followed by the same letter are not significantly different from each other at 5% level of significance according to Duncan’s multiple range test