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Table 2 Influence of fertilizer and positions on rate and cumulative CH 4 flux, plant growth and yield of lowland rice

From: Within field spatial variation in methane emissions from lowland rice in Myanmar

    CH 4 flux rate (mg m −2h −1 ) CH 4 flux Cumulative (g m −2 ) Tiller number Plant height (cm) Grain (g m −2 ) Straw (g m −2 )
1 st field Treatment -F 15.5 a 38.7 a 9.0 b 106.9 a 501.9 a 608.8 b
+F 11.4 a 28.5 a 9.9 a 111.2 a 528.2 b 631.1 a
Position Inlet 8.7 b 21.7 b 9.0 a 111.5 a 532.7 a 636.0 a
Middle 10.4 b 26.0 b 9.7 a 106.5 a 507.8 b 598.5 b
Outlet 21.3 a 53.2 a 9.5 a 109.0 a 534.7 a 630.0 a
2 nd field Treatment -F 16.8 b 41.9 b 8.0 b 101.5 b 424.9 b 544.1 b
+F 11.8 a 29.5 a 8.9 a 113.6 a 493.0 a 580.7 a
Position Inlet 26.6 a 66.4 a 8.9 a 105.3 a 475.2 a 576.3 a
Middle 10.8 b 27.0 b 7.8 ab 98.4 b 462.7 ab 532.3 b
Outlet 9.8 b 24.5 b 7.7 b 104.8 a 449.0 b 534.8 b
  1. -F and +F stand for non-fertilized and fertilized part, respectively.
  2. Means with the same letter are not significant difference at 5% level by Fischer.