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Table 3

Average fruit quality traits for tomato plants using different irrigation strategies during the growth cycles in 2015 and 2016

Irrigation systemIrrigation treatmentsFruit length (cm)Fruit diameter (cm)Dry matter (%)TSS (%)Vitamin C (g/100 g FW) TA (%)
Subsurface (SSDI) T1 5.96 5.86 5.71 6.78 29.56 0.69 
T2 4.73 4.75 4.54 5.43 24.23 0.57 
T3 3.53 3.55 3.81 3.99 18.12 0.44 
Drip (SDI) T1 5.71 5.69 5.49 6.57 28.22 0.62 
T2 4.49 4.45 4.42 5.21 22.37 0.48 
T3 3.28 3.32 3.67 3.89 16.51 0.36 
LSD at 0.05%  0.22 0.11 0.1 0.1 0.96 0.02 
Irrigation systemIrrigation treatmentsFruit length (cm)Fruit diameter (cm)Dry matter (%)TSS (%)Vitamin C (g/100 g FW) TA (%)
Subsurface (SSDI) T1 5.96 5.86 5.71 6.78 29.56 0.69 
T2 4.73 4.75 4.54 5.43 24.23 0.57 
T3 3.53 3.55 3.81 3.99 18.12 0.44 
Drip (SDI) T1 5.71 5.69 5.49 6.57 28.22 0.62 
T2 4.49 4.45 4.42 5.21 22.37 0.48 
T3 3.28 3.32 3.67 3.89 16.51 0.36 
LSD at 0.05%  0.22 0.11 0.1 0.1 0.96 0.02 

LSD, least significant difference; TSS, total soluble solid; TA, total acidity.

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