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Table 2 Pearson correlation coefficient for all parameters

From: Nutritional value of Sesamum indicum L. was improved by Azospirillum and Azotobacter under low input of NP fertilizers

Acid Value No. of Branches /plant No. of Capsules /branch Leaf Chlorophyll Free Fatty Acid Iodine value Linoleic acid Oleic acid Palmitic acid Plant height Leaf Protein Saponific-ation number Seed yield Stearic acid
No. of Branches /plant −0.7803***
0.0000
             
No. of Capsules /branch −0.6051***
0.0001
0.6920***
0.0000
            
Leaf Chlorophyll −0.8427***
0.0000
0.8847***
0.0000
0.7214**
0.0000
           
Free Fatty Acid 1.0000***
0.0000
−0.7803***
0.0000
−0.6051***
0.0001
− 0.8427***
0.0000
          
Iodine value −0.1147
0.5055
0.2639
0.1199
0.0071
0.9671
0.0092
0.9576
−0.1147
0.5055
         
Linoleic acid −0.7466***
0.0000
0.6521***
0.0000
0.4618*
0.0046
0.7833***
0.0000
−0.7466***
0.0000
−0.0983
0.5686
        
Oleic acid −0.5924***
0.0001
0.5974***
0.0001
0.4755*
0.0034
0.6378***
0.0000
−0.5924***
0.0001
−0.0023
0.9893
0.7581***
0.0000
       
Palmitic acid 0.5678**
0.0003
−0.4336*
0.0082
−0.4468*
0.0063
− 0.4229*
0.0102
0.5678***
0.0003
− 0.2408
0.1572
−0.4281*
0.0092
− 0.4542
− 0.4542
      
Plant height −0.7904***
0.0000
0.9037***
0.0000
0.7813***
0.0000
0.8362***
0.0000
−0.7904***
0.0000
0.2353
0.1671
0.5069***
0.0016
0.4730*
0.0036
−0.4890*
0.0025
     
Leaf Protein −0.7637***
0.0000
0.8820***
0.0000
0.8497***
0.0000
0.8202***
0.0000
−0.7637***
0.0000
0.1978
0.2474
0.6587***
0.0000
0.7158***
0.0000
−0.5843***
0.0002
0.8935***
0.0000
    
Saponification number 0.1049
0.5428
0.1066
0.5362
0.1641
0.3389
−0.1626
0.3435
0.1049
0.5428
0.1942
0.2564
−0.2936
0.0822
−0.0707
0.6818
0.0182
0.9160
0.1889
0.2698
0.2122
0.2141
   
Seed yield −0.7118***
0.0000
0.8523***
0.0000
0.8381***
0.0000
0.7822***
0.0000
−0.7118***
0.0000
0.1812
0.2903
0.6058***
0.0001
0.6156***
0.0001
−0.4778*
0.0032
0.8772***
0.0000
0.9237***
0.0000
0.1852
0.2795
  
Stearic acid 0.5250***
0.0010
−0.5722***
0.0003
−0.5272***
0.0010
− 0.4574***
0.0050
0.5250***
0.0010
− 0.2701
0.1111
−0.3272*
0.0514
− 0.2818
0.0958
0.4918*
0.0023
− 0.5570***
0.0004
−0.6273***
0.0000
− 0.2404
0.1579
−0.4719*
0.0037
 
Seed oil contents −0.3200*
0.0571
0.4812*
0.0030
0.4858*
0.0027
0.4912*
0.0023
−0.3200*
0.0571
−0.3748
0.0243
0.2644
0.1191
0.1685
0.3258
0.0393
0.8198
0.4435*
0.0067
0.4231
0.0101
0.2093
0.2206
0.4249*
0.0098
−0.2407
0.1573
  1. Means labelled with *** showed a significant correlation at P ≤ 0.001, with ** at P ≤ 0.01, and with * at P ≤ 0.05