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Harvest Data for 2000

(Or What Happens when an Engineer Grows Peppers)

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Bolivian Rainbow (capsicum annuum)

Click for larger Image Data for two plants, G1 and G4.
Days to first harvest: 137, 137. Avg = 137d.
Days to 50% harvest: 189, 189. Avg = 189d.
Number of peppers harvested: 185, 252. Avg = 218.
Average harvest size: 8 peppers, 10 peppers.

During 20 harvests, min, max, and median pepper length were determined.

Click for larger Image Avg median length and std dev: 0.6", 0.09"; 0.6", 0.08".
Median length range: 0.5" - 0.75"; 0.5" - 0.75".
Avg min length and std dev: 0.5", 0.14"; 0.5", 0.14".
Avg max length and std dev: 0.7", 0.11"; 0.7", 0.08".




Scotch Bonnet (capsicum chinense)

Click for larger Image Data for two plants, J2 and J3.
Days to first harvest: 154, 154. Avg = 154d.
Days to 50% harvest: 170, 172. Avg = 171d.
Number of peppers harvested: 39, 42. Avg = 40.
Average harvest size: 2 peppers, 2 peppers.


During 18 harvests, min, max, and median pepper length were determined.

Click for larger Image Avg median length and std dev: 1.5", 0.17"; 1.5", 0.26".
Median length range: 1.25" - 1.75"; 1.25" - 2.125".
Avg min length and std dev: 1.3", 0.32"; 1.4", 0.34".
Avg max length and std dev: 1.6", 0.14"; 1.6", 0.25".




Tabasco (capsicum frutescens)

Click for larger Image Data for one plant from 1999.
Age at first harvest: 532d.
Age at 50% harvest: 573d.
Number of peppers harvested: 691.
Average harvest size: 27 peppers.


During 19 harvests, min, max, and median pepper length were determined.

Click for larger Image Avg median length and std dev: 1.2", 0.08".
Median length range: 1.0" - 1.25".
Avg min length and std dev: 0.9", 0.16".
Avg max length and std dev: 1.3", 0.08".


Tepin (capsicum annuum)

Click for larger Image Data for three plants, B1, B2 and B3.
Age at first harvest: 165, 169, 169. Avg = 168d.
Age at 50% harvest: 202, 202, 202. Avg = 202d.
Number of peppers harvested: 318, 313, 307. Avg = 313.
Average harvest size: 24.5 peppers, 31.3 peppers, 23.6 peppers.

During 9 harvests, min, max, and average pepper diameter were determined.

Click for larger Image Avg average dia and std dev: 0.3", 0.03"; 0.3", 0.03"; 0.3", 0.01".
Average dia range: 0.29" - 0.38"; 0.23" - 0.30"; 0.28" - 0.30".
Avg min dia and std dev: 0.3", 0.05"; 0.2", 0.04"; 0.3", 0.03".
Avg max dia and std dev: 0.3", 0.02"; 0.3", 0.04"; 0.3", 0.01".




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