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Table 7 Pearson’s correlations between mushroom indicators and biological yield

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

Independent BY(H1 ) Independent BY(H2) Independent BY(H3)
R P value R P value R P value
BN (H1) 0.54 0.07 BN (H2) 0.29 0.10 BN (H3) 0.01 0.48
FBN (H1) 0.95 0.00* FBN (H2) 0.72 0.00* FBN (H3) 0.00 0.50
BW (H1) 0.47 0.10 BW (H2) 0.51 0.01* BW (H3) 0.72 0.00*
FBW (H1) − 0.29 0.23 FBW (H2) 0.02 0.46 FBW (H3) 0.75 0.00*
PD (H1) − 0.43 0.12 PD (H2) 0.09 0.34 PD (H3) 0.05 0.42
SD (H1) − 0.83 0.00* SD (H2) − 0.27 0.12 SD (H3) 0.02 0.47
SL (H1) 0.27 0.24 SL (H2) 0.31 0.08 SL (H3) 0.64 0.00*
PL (H1) − 0.69 0.02* PL (H2) − 0.04 0.43 PL (H3) 0.32 0.10
BYT 0.51 0.02*   0.10 ns   0.91 0.00*
  1. H: harvest, BY: biological yield, BN: bunches number, FBN: fruit body number, BW: bunches weight, FBW: fruit body weight, PD: pileus diameter, SD: stipe diameter, SL: stipe length, PL: pileus length, BYT: total biological yield
  2. * Significant correlation at the 0.05 level (1-tailed)