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Table 2 Number of leaves per plant and leaf to stem ratio for oats varieties at different harvesting stages

From: Evaluation of biomass yield and nutritional quality of oats–vetch mixtures at different harvesting stage under residual moisture in Fogera District, Ethiopia

Parameters Oats varieties Harvesting stages
HS1 HS2 HS3 Mean
Number of leaves per tiller Oats CI-8237 4.67b 5.43a 5.53a 5.21a
Oats CI-8251 4.1c 4.4bc 4.53b 4.34b
Mean 4.38b 4.92a 5.03a 4.78
SE 0.167    
CV 3.495    
P value (varieties) 0.0001    
Leaf to stem ratio Oats CI-8237 1.07a 0.94c 0.73e 0.91a
Oats CI-8251 0.99b 0.89d 0.71e 0.87b
Mean 1.03a 0.92b 0.72c 0.89
SE 0.018    
CV 2.075    
P value (varieties) 0.0004    
  1. SE standard error, CV coefficient of variation, HS harvesting stage
  2. a–eVariety means values having same superscript within a row are not significantly different (P > 0.05)