IPI International Potash Institute
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Yield and yield contributing characters of ginger as influenced by different rates of K application.

                     
  Table 3. Yield and yield contributing characters of ginger as influenced by different rates of K application (average of 10 plants).  
  Treatment Rhizome weight/plant   Fresh rhizome yield   Yield increase over control  
  2010-2011 2011-2012   2010-2011 2011-2012   2010-2011 2011-2012  
    g   mt ha-1   %  
  T1 (K0) 245.0 d 183.3 c   12.8 c 9.6 d   - -  
  T2 (K40) 290.0 c 203.0 bc   15.2 b 11.3 cd   19 18  
  T3 (K80) 350.0 ab 217.0 bc   16.1 ab 12.4 bc   26 29  
  T4 (K120) 380.0 a 273.3 a   17.6 a 16.0 a   38 67  
  T5 (K160) 330.0 b 232.0 b   14.5 bc 13.7 b   13 43  
  CV (%) 5.3 8.1   7.4 9.1   - -  
  Note: Figures in a column having same letter(s) do not differ significantly at 5% level by DMRT.