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Table 4 Effects of soil treatments on tomato cropping response

From: Effects of on-farm composted tomato residues on soil biological activity and yields in a tomato cropping system

  Tomato system response
Green biomass (Q ha −1 ) Yield Quality of berries
Total (t ha −1 ) Marketable (t ha −1 ) Discard (t ha −1 ) Weight (g) pH Optical residue (°Bx)
C1 98.05 bc 66.6 de 62.5 c 8.51 a 75.8 a 4.15 a 3.02 a
C2 117.08 b 83.3 bcd 75.7 bc 10.70 a 84.3 a 4.09 a 3.37 a
C3 128.13 b 73.6 cde 69.6 bc 8.72 a 78.4 a 4.15 a 2.98 a
C4 149.38 a 93.1 abc 88.1 ab 13.80 a 86.9 a 4.19 a 3.71 a
COW 91.81 c 60.6 e 55.1 c 8.35 a 82.0 a 4.03 a 3.03 a
MNR 144.24 a 105.8 a 101.2 a 12.1 a 74.3 a 4.31 a 3.44 a
MSR 148.61 a 100.6 ab 96.7 a 12.2 a 74.9 a 4.20 a 3.56 a
CTRL 109.72 bc 73.0 cde 68.2 bc 12.4 a 81.0 a 4.17 a 2.81 a
  1. Different letters indicate significant differences (ANOVA, Duncan's test, P ≤ 0.05).