parameter control UV WS WS +UV LSD d.f.
Fresh mass of pods [g] 13.84+1.5 13.58+1.3 10.75+1.1 10.62+1.3 0.27 49
No. of seeds/pod 5.52+0.42 5.37+0.36 3.43+0.21 3.58+0.19 0.15 62
RGR [g g-1 day-1] 0.28+0.084 0.25+0.085 0.17+0.081 0.22+0.009 0.01 10
PN [µmol(CO2)m-2s-1] 18.9+2.4 17.8+2.2 14.6+2.1 15.3+2.5 0.23 35
gs [molm-2s-1 ] 0.33+0.02 0.31+ 0.02 0.24+0.019 0.25+0.02 0.05 35
Fv/Fm 0.77+0.0063 0.71+0.0017 0.53+0.0021 0.51+0.0019 0.07 19
Values are means ± SE. Least significance difference (LSD) at 5% level and d.f. are presented.
Table 1: Effects of sUV-B and drought stress, singly and in combination on yield parameters, net photosynthetic rates (PN), stomatal conductance (gs) and maximum quantum efficiency of PSII photochemistry (Fv/Fm).