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Table 8 Effects of cultivar and transplant location on days from transplant to initial bolting, to 50% bolting and bolting rate by 30 April in 2011 and 2012

From: The effect of cultivar, sowing date and transplant location in field on bolting of Welsh onion (Allium fistulosumL.)

Treatment Days from transplant to initial bolting (d) Days from transplant to 50% bolting (d) Bolting rate to 30 April (%)
  2011 2012 2011 2012 2011 2012
Grand mean 128.4 139.7 148.7 - 39.7 14.9
C1*L1 148.3 138.0 - - 18.6 12.2
C1*L2 100.7 112.3 131.0 - 58.2 28.3
C1*L3 83.7 105.3 120.5 - 84.9 29.6
F-test *** *** *** NS *** ***
C3*L1 - - - - 0 0
C3*L2 147.3 157.3 - - 33.8 4.0
C3*L3 123.3 153.3 - - 54.1 13.7
F-test *** *** NS NS *** ***
C6*L1 151.7 151.7 -   9.4 4.7
C6*L2 123.0 145.7 134.5 - 42.1 14.4
C6*L3 112.7 127.3 127.0 - 56.6 27.3
F-test *** *** *** NS *** ***
  1. ***Significant at P = 0.001.
  2. NS, Not significant.
  3. -a stands for no bolting, where 3 May (165 days for 2011 and 166 d for 2012) was used as the bolting date for LSD tests.