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Table 2 Results of three-way ANOVA showing the effects of time of seed collection, and temperature and light of incubation on final germination of Citrullus colocynthis seeds from fresh fruits

From: Effect of maturation time on dormancy and germination of Citrullus colocynthis (Cucurbitaceae) seeds from the Arabian hyper-arid deserts

Source df Mean Squares F-Ratio p-Value
(A) Final germination percentage (arcsine transformed)
 Collection time (CT) 4 4.597 548.952 <0.001
 Temperature (T) 2 2.503 298.902 <0.001
 Light (L) 1 0.816 97.477 <0.001
 CT x T 8 0.689 82.238 <0.001
 CT x L 4 0.356 42.532 <0.001
 T x L 2 1.502 179.344 <0.001
 CT x T x L 8 0.524 62.534 <0.001
 Error 90 0.008   
(B) Germination rate index (log transformed)
 Collection time (CT) 4 23.709 22,256.983 <0.001
 Temperature (T) 2 63.248 59,373.865 <0.001
 CM x T 8 5.947 5582.507 <0.001
 Error 45 0.001