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Table 6 Dry matter yield (t/ha) of oats–vetch mixtures at different harvesting

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

Oats–vetch mixtures Harvesting stages
HS1 HS2 HS3 Mean
Oats CI-8237 + Vicia villosa (O1V1) 3.99d 6.16a 5.11b 5.09a
Oats CI-8237 + Vicia dasycarpa (O1V2) 3.73d 5.32b 4.46c 4.5b
Oats CI-8251 + Vicia villosa (O2V1) 3.18e 4.54c 3.27e 3.66c
Oats CI-8251 + Vicia dasycarpa (O2V2) 2.76f 3.93d 2.99ef 3.22d
Mean 3.42c 4.99a 3.96b 4.12
SE 0.1599    
CV 3.882    
P value (mixtures) 0.0001    
  1. SE standard error, CV coefficient of variation, HS harvesting stage
  2. a–fMean values with different superscripts across a row and across a column are significantly different (P < 0.001)