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Table. 1.

Table. 1.

Agromorphological parameters of Super Napier grass post-gamma irradiation.

Gamma source Doses Number of leaves (unit) Survival rate (%) Growth rate (%) Plant
height (cm)
Low activity rate (Multipurpose panoramic irradiator 70 Ci) Ctrl 2.68±2.74a 42.5±0.00 42.5±7.50 12.30±16.53a
10Gy 1.24±3.53b 38.75±8.26 38.75±8.26 5.30±19.33b
20Gy 0.51±3.82c 33.75±5.54 35.00±6.12 2.24±18.19bc
30Gy 0.31±3.59c 33.75±7.18 33.75±7.18 1.11±14.16c
40Gy 0.29±2.80c 21.25±9.87 21.25±11.25 0.74±8.69c
50Gy 0.03±2.02c 22.5±5.20 26.25±8.15 0.08±6.64c
60Gy 0.00±0.06c 11.25±3.14 21.25±6.25 0.01±1.40c

LSD ** ns ns **

High activity rate (Gamma Cell irradiator 3 kCi) Ctrl 9.95±0.98a 75.00±0.00a 75.00±7.50c 67.42±9.97a
10Gy 1.17±3.94b 55.00±3.53b 55.00±3.53b 34.30±24.61b
20Gy 0.32±3.73c 33.75±7.18c 33.75±7.18c 11.96±16.31c
30Gy 0.08±2.82c 31.25±8.50c 31.25±8.51c 5.17±9.80c
40Gy 0.03±2.08c 33.75±11.25c 33.75±11.25c 1.59±3.44c
50Gy 0.00±0.44c 16.25±1.25cd 16.25±1.25cd 0.30±1.31c
60Gy 0.00±0.44c 2.50±2.50d 2.50±2.50d 0.01±1.32c

LSD ** ** ** **

Means with a similar superscript letter in the same column are not significantly different. Least Significant Difference (LSD) Test level of significance = 1%. ** Significant; ns non-significant.

Plant Breed. Biotech. 2024;12:30-42 https://doi.org/10.9787/PBB.2024.12.30
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