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Table 5 Effect of nano-amino application on the third harvest

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

Indicators Treatments
C0t0 C1t1 C2t1 C2t2 C1t3 C2t3 P value
Bunches number 3.0a 6.3b 3.0a 4.7ab 2.3a 4.7ab 0.018
Fruit body number 6.3a 18.0c 10.7b 11.0b 6.7a 7.0a 0.000
Bunches weight (g) 51.2b 25.6a 43.2ab 50.4b 133.6c 34.0ab 0.000
Fruit body weight (g) 33.4b 7.3a 10.2a 11.3a 78.9c 15.4a 0.000
Pileus diameter (cm) 12.2d 5.8a 7.1b 6.6ab 9.4c 9.1c 0.000
Stipe diameter (cm) 1.5e 0.4a 1.0bc 0.8b 1.3d 1.1c 0.000
Stipe length (cm) 5.1b 3.7a 3.9a 4.2a 5.8c 4.0a 0.000
Pileus length (cm) 8.5c 5.8a 5.9a 6.1a 8.0c 7.0b 0.000
PD/SL 2.4b 1.6a 1.8a 1.6a 1.6a 2.3b 0.001
Biological yield (g/bag) 136.8ab 164.5b 120.6a 145.0ab 216.3c 149.7b 0.000
Economic yield (g/bag) 115.2ab 131.9b 98.9a 126.6ab 181.1c 119.9ab 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