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Table 9 Average biomass production rate (kg ha−1 day−1) and DM yield (t/ha) of twenty accessions of vetch species grown at Holetta and Ginchi

From: Morpho-agronomic performance of vetch species and their accessions grown under nitosol and vertisol conditions in the central highlands of Ethiopia

Nos. Species Accessions Biomass production rate Total DM yield
Holetta Ginchi Holetta Ginchi
1 Vicia sativa 64266 60.4 86.3 5.65ab 6.52ab
2 V. sativa 61904 46.9 63.1 5.96ab 6.13b
3 V. sativa 61744 53.5 75.5 5.25ab 9.04a
4 V. sativa 61509 49.6 67.0 5.10ab 7.79ab
5 V. sativa 61039 28.5 32.3 3.76b 8.38ab
6 V. sativa 61212 44.7 55.2 4.57ab 2.84c
7 V. villosa 2565 46.7 49.5 5.24ab 5.44ab
8 V. villosa 2450 49.2 52.6 4.68ab 7.73ab
9 V. villosa 2424 53.7 60.7 7.48a 8.66ab
10 V. villosa 2438 57.0 37.2 4.70ab 8.60ab
11 V. villosa 2434 45.3 55.7 6.98a 8.11ab
12 V. villosa 2446 49.8 47.9 5.96ab 7.16ab
13 V. narbonensis 2384 40.0 45.1 1.46c 2.21c
14 V. narbonensis 2387 64.2 73.9 1.49c 1.87c
15 V. narbonensis 2376 36.2 60.9 1.06c 1.76c
16 V. narbonensis 2392 46.3 61.2 1.47c 1.99c
17 V. narbonensis 2380 52.3 67.1 1.44c 2.15c
18 V. dasycarpa Namoi 28.3 31.3 4.83ab 7.30ab
19 V. dasycarpa Lana 30.4 50.0 6.09ab 6.48ab
20 V. atropurpurea Atropurpurea 12.78 15.4 5.09ab 7.14ab
   Mean 44.8 54.4 4.41 5.87
   CV (%) 51.42 52.44 20.05 16.89
   R 2 0.36 0.35 0.9 0.88
  1. Means followed by a common superscript letters within a column are not significantly different from each other at P < 0.05
  2. ♦ = Log transformation