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Table 3 Mean squares from ten traits of 36 tef genotypes evaluated at three locations in the central highlands of Ethiopia in 2013

From: Grain yield variation and association of major traits in brown-seeded genotypes of tef [Eragrostis tef (Zucc.)Trotter]

Traits Location (L) Replication Genotypes (G) Block (rep) L × G Error Mean CV
  (DF = 2) (DF = 1) (DF = 35) (DF = 10) (DF = 70) (DF = 97)   (%)
DPE 2335.37** 0.667 ns 24.04** 3.92 ns 3.65* 2.35 60.40 2.54
DM 15708.3 9** 0.907 ns 29.68** 3.92 ns 16.24** 3.08 118.64 1.48
GFP 6316.51** 0.907 ns 10.30** 5.73 ns 18.76** 4.70 58.28 1.48
PH 855.04* * 31.97 ns 139.26** 9.21 ns 23.18** 5.40 86.32 2.69
PL 655.68** 1.74 ns 25.92** 2.56 ns 4.97** 2.93 30.90 5.54
CL 2387.19** 25.01 ns 55.24** 3.64 ns 13.37** 2.93 55.37 3.09
SB 5111.44** 101.75 ns 190.86** 8.09 ns 178.16** 6.27 91.86 2.73
GY 904. 12** 8.58 ns 26.41** 0.86 ns 12.36** 1.14 22.35 4.79
HI 0.0989** 0.00005 ns 0.0015** 0.00008 ns 0.0009** 0.00011 0.244 4.23
LI 6453.34** 9.80 ns 90.80** 9.74 ns 62.60* 38.65 4.23 7.20
  1. CL culm length (cm), DM days to maturity (days), DPE days to panicle emergence (days), GFP grain filling period (days), GY grain yield (t/ha), HI harvest index (%), LI lodging index (%), PH plant height (cm), PL panicle length (cm), SB shoot biomass (t/ha)
  2. * and ** significant at P < 0.05 and P < 0.01, respectively