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Table 8 Eigenvectors and values of the first three principal components for 36 tef test genotypes evaluated 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 Eigenvectors
PC1 PC2 PC3
Days to panicle emergence 0.3791 0.1068 −0.3502
Days to maturity 0.3 963 −0.063 6 0.1830
Grain filling period 0.077 1 −0.2647 0.7672
Plant height 0.4320 0.1191 0. 1540
Panicle length 0.3971 0.1748 0.0410
Culm length 0.4131 0.0693 0.2223
Shoot biomass −0.0027 0.5758 0.0199
Grain yield −0.1782 0.6092 0.2146
Harvest Index −0.2659 0.3448 0.3 139
Lodging index −0.2756 −0.2082 0.1881
Eigen value 4.47 2.13 1.23
Percent of variance accounted for 44.7 21.3 12.3
Cumulative variance accounted for (%) 44.7 66.0 78.3