Table 6 Means of stem solidness progression for hexaploid and tetraploid checks
IDPloidyTemporal Solid-Stem Measurementsa
Zadok 37Zadok 49Zadok 77
ChoteauHexaploid3.242.402.47
ConanHexaploid3.712.502.13
ReederHexaploid1.561.581.55
PierceTetraploid3.002.581.97
PI 41353Tetraploid1.931.641.39
MountrailTetraploid2.352.101.44
PI 91956Tetraploid3.922.642.99
PI 178678Tetraploid2.992.612.17
P value b<0.0001<0.0001<0.0001
LSD0.540.430.26
  • a Scale is 1 to 5, with 1 being hollow and 5 being completely solid.

  • b P value is from analysis of variance of means including both NIL and checks (n = 21).