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Table 1 Growth and development of Welsh onions under different light conditions

From: Photosynthetic characteristics and chloroplast ultrastructure of welsh onion (Allium fistulosum L.) grown under different LED wavelengths

Light qualityLeaf numberLeaf area (cm2)Plant height (cm)Cauloid diameter (mm)Leaf FW (g/plant)Cauloid FW (g/plant)Root FW (g/plant)Shoot dry matter %DQI
W4.60 ± 0.55a151.61 ± 2.40a49.80 ± 1.26a11.63 ± 0.43a19.48 ± 0.78a10.88 ± 1.55a2.32 ± 0.10a9.82 ± 0.17b0.22 ± 0.01a
B4.40 ± 0.55ab142.60 ± 6.16b47.44 ± 1.24b9.66 ± 0.28b14.34 ± 0.64b9.04 ± 0.22b1.83 ± 0.10b10.08 ± 0.10a0.16 ± 0.01b
G3.40 ± 0.55c114.15 ± 3.40d47.44 ± 2.11b8.04 ± 0.09d12.07 ± 0.56c7.49 ± 0.19c1.66 ± 0.05c9.01 ± 0.12d0.13 ± 0.00d
Y3.80 ± 0.45bc99.60 ± 4.42e44.44 ± 1.43c8.29 ± 0.27d11.47 ± 0.52c7.24 ± 0.25c1.55 ± 0.11c8.97 ± 0.24d0.11 ± 0.01e
R4.20 ± 0.45ab122.14 ± 1.73c51.00 ± 1.91a8.91 ± 0.17c13.65 ± 0.77b8.99 ± 0.43b1.85 ± 0.07b9.37 ± 0.10c0.14 ± 0.01c
  1. Values are means of 5 replicates ± standard deviation (SD). Different letters (a, b, c, d) in the same column indicate significant differences among treatments at P ≤ 0.05 according to Duncan’s new multiple range test. W white light, B blue light, G green light, Y yellow light, R red light. n = 5