Table 1 Physical properties of banana var. Grand Nain
S.No Physical properties Mean SD Min Max SE CV,%
1 Mass (M), g 139.65 7.66 126.05 154.29 1.47 5.48
2 True volume (V), cm3 136.33 9.86 118.00 157.00 1.90 7.24
3 Ellipsoidal volume (Vell) , cm3 117.92 9.09 98.15 131.33 1.75 7.70
4 Ellipsoidal ratio 1.08 0.02 1.05 1.12 0.00 2.14
5 Fruit density (TD), g/cm3 1.03 0.03 0.98 1.11 0.01 3.20
6 Bulk density (BD), g/cm3 0.41 0.03 0.35 0.46 0.01 6.54
7 Length (L), cm 16.99 0.71 15.45 18.20 0.14 4.20
8 Width (W), cm 3.78 0.08 3.61 3.91 0.02 2.21
9 Thickness (T), cm 3.50 0.10 3.31 3.68 0.02 2.81
10 Mean diameter, cm 3.56 0.18 3.25 4.04 0.03 5.07
11 Geometrical mean diameter (Dg), cm 6.08 0.16 5.72 6.31 0.03 2.63
12 Arithmetic mean diameter (Da), cm 8.09 0.28 7.48 8.54 0.05 3.40
13 Surface area by graph (Sg) , cm2 115.84 9.31 99.17 133.28 1.79 8.04
14 Surface area by Jean & Ball, cm2 108.77 6.06 95.25 118.16 1.17 5.58
15 Surface area by McCabe, cm2 116.20 6.04 102.88 124.93 1.16 5.20
SD-Standard Deviation, Min-Minimum, Max-Maximum, SE-Standard Error, CV-Coefficient of variance
Standard deviation measures the degree to which the value of the individual sample differ from the sample mean. More number of replication decreases the standard deviation value. From the table 1, it is observed that standard deviation is ranging from 0.02 to 9.86 and found that the data are consistence within the replicates. Standard error estimated th...
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