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Table 3

Brix and firmness in tomato and cucumber fruit grown under three production systems: soil (SPS), open (OPS), and closed (CPS)

Production system°Brix
Firmness (kgf)
TomatoCucumberTomatoCucumber
SPS 4.78 ± 0.42 b 3.72 ± 0.17 a 3.87 ± 0.25 b 8.16 ± 0.49 a 
OPS 6.04 ± 0.26 a 3.68 ± 0.05 a 4.35 ± 0.24 a 7.65 ± 0.36 a 
CPS 5.59 ± 0.16 a 3.42 ± 0.51 a 4.39 ± 0.19 a 7.67 ± 0.74 a 
Production system°Brix
Firmness (kgf)
TomatoCucumberTomatoCucumber
SPS 4.78 ± 0.42 b 3.72 ± 0.17 a 3.87 ± 0.25 b 8.16 ± 0.49 a 
OPS 6.04 ± 0.26 a 3.68 ± 0.05 a 4.35 ± 0.24 a 7.65 ± 0.36 a 
CPS 5.59 ± 0.16 a 3.42 ± 0.51 a 4.39 ± 0.19 a 7.67 ± 0.74 a 

The data represent the mean ± standard error (n = 10). Different letters within a column indicate significant differences (p < 0.05).

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