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Table 4 Effect of nano-amino application on the second harvest

From: Production and composition of Pleurotus ostreatus cultivated on Lithovit®-Amino25 supplemented spent substrate

Indicators Treatments
C0t0 C1t1 C1t2 C2t1 C2t2 C1t3 C2t3 P value
Bunches number 3.3ab 3.3ab 5.3b 2.7a 3.3ab 3.3ab 5.0ab ns
Fruit body number 9.0a 11.3ab 11.7ab 11.0ab 20.3c 9.0a 15.3b 0.001
Bunches weight (g) 74.8b 89.6b 45.0a 91.6b 133.3c 80.4b 84.4b 0.000
Fruit body weight (g) 19.5ab 23.6b 16.9a 17.3a 15.2a 30.0c 21.0ab 0.001
Pileus diameter (cm) 7.8bc 9.6d 7.5abc 7.3ab 6.7a 10.0d 8.4c 0.000
Stipe diameter (cm) 1.4ab 1.6b 1.7b 1.5ab 1.1a 1.7b 1.5ab ns
Stipe length (cm) 5.3b 6.1b 3.9a 6.2b 6.3b 6.3b 5.5b 0.003
Pileus length (cm) 7.1b 8.0c 5.7a 6.7b 5.8a 7.9c 6.9b 0.000
PD/SL 1.4bc 1.6c 1.9d 1.2ab 1.1a 1.6cd 1.6cd 0.002
Biological yield (g/bag) 233.2a 298.8b 251.8a 230.1a 324.0b 264.2a 314.5b 0.000
Economic yield (g/bag) 201.4ab 270.9c 212.7ab 181.5a 268.8c 228.3b 271.7c 0.000
  1. Values are means; means within the same row followed by the same letters are not significantly different at P < 0.05 according to Duncan’s multiple range test, ns: non-significant effect