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Table 5 Dry matter accumulation and plant height of vetch species at different growth stages

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

Species Plant height (cm) Dry matter accumulation (g/10 plants)
Cutting days after sowing Cutting days after sowing
20 40 60 80 100 20 40 60 80 100
Vicia villosa 6.79 18.81 43.47 67.18b 73.21 1.03b 8.89 19.18 40.96a 44.89a
Vicia dasycarpa 7.28 19.55 44.43 73.32a 75.08 1.16a 9.03 20.06 39.79b 43.68b
Mean 7.04 19.18 43.95 70.25 74.14 1.09 8.96 19.62 40.38 44.28
SE 0.89 1.93 4.39 6.60 8.78 0.19 0.40 1.80 1.41 0.89
CV 12.65 10.08 9.99 9.39 11.84 17.47 4.50 9.18 3.49 2.01
P value (species) 0.113 0.256 0.514 0.009 0.527 0.045 0.29 0.154 0.018 0.0003
  1. SE standard error, CV coefficient of variation
  2. a, bSpecies means with different letters in column are significantly different