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Table 1 Germination tests to rank Jatropha curcas seedlots based on germination capacity (normal seedlings) at 7 and 10 days, using two different substrates (paper and sand)

From: Multispectral and X-ray images for characterization of Jatropha curcas L. seed quality

Seedlot Germination [%] 5 days Germination [%] 10 days
Paper Sand Paper Sand
1 13 ± 3.00 ca 59 ± 5.25 b 18 ± 2.90 c 63 ± 5.97 b
2 87 ± 3.00 a 94 ± 1.15 a 98 ± 1.33 a 97 ± 1.00 a
3 58 ± 5.54 b 70 ± 2.58 b 60 ± 5.58 b 70 ± 2.58 b
ANOVA F2,27 = 85.70
P = 0.0000
F2,9 = 26.94
P = 0.002
F2,27 = 116.22
P = 0.0000
F2,9 = 22.31
P = 0.0003
  1. aMeans (± standard error) within each column followed by the same letter are not significantly different according to Tukey test (P < 0.05)