Chapter IV

Presentation, Interpretation, and Analysis of Data

Problem #1 What are the qualities that pigweed plant must posses in order to make a quality product in terms of its:

a. Stem

b. Leaves

c. Flowers

d. Fruits utricles

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Rating

Frequency

Percentage

Agree

10

100 %

Disagree

0

0%

TOTAL

10

100%

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Table.1.1 The stem of the pigweed plant is with axillary spines.

Table 1.1 show that 100 % or 10 out of 10 observers agree that the stem of pigweed plant is with slender axillary spines.

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Rating

Frequency

Percentage

Agree

10

100%

Disagree

0

0

TOTAL

10

100%

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Table 1.2 The leavesof the pigweed plant is glabrous, alternate, oblong to oblong, ovate long-petioled or elliptic-lanceolate,4 to 10 cm long, obtuse, which are the characteristics of a good pigweed.

Table 1.2 shows that 100 % or 10 out of 10 observers stated that the leaves of pigweed is glabrous, alternate, oblong to oblong, ovate long-petioled or elliptic-lanceolate,4 to 10 cm long, obtuse, which are the characteristics of a good pigweed.

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Rating

Frequency

Percentage

Agree

10

100%

Disagree

0

0

TOTAL

10

100%

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Table 1.3 The flower is very numerous, stalk less, green or greening-white, about 1 mm long and born in dense.

Table 1.3 show that 100 % or 10 out of 10 observers agree that the flower of the pigweed plant used in the experiment is Very numerous, stalk less, green or greening-white, about 1 mm long and born in dense.

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Rating

Frequency

Percentage

Agree

10

100 %

Disagree

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TOTAL

10

100%

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Table 1.4 The fruit utricle is wrinkled and nearly as long as the sepals

Table 1.4 shows that 100 % or 10 out of 10 observers stated that the fruit utricle of pigweed plant used in the experiment is wrinkled and nearly as long as the sepals

Problem # 2 Is there difference between lye made out of uray plant and commercializes lye, in terms of:

a. color

b. odor

c. taste

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Commercialized Lye

Lye from Pigweed Plant

Rating

Frequency

Percentage

Frequency

Percentage

Very light

0

0%

0

0%

Moderately light

0

0%

1

10%

Average

10

100%

8

80%

Moderately dark

0

0%

1

10%

Very dark

0

0%

0

0%

TOTAL

10

100%

10

100%

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Table 2.1Color of Commercialized Lye & Lye from Pigweed Plant

Table 2.1 shows that 100 % or 10 out of 10 observers stated that the color of commercialized lye was average, on the other hand 80 % or 8 out 10 rated the lye from pigweed plant as average ,meanwhile 10 % or 1out of 10 observer said that lye from pigweed was moderately dark and another 10 % or 1 out of 10 observer told that the lye from pigweed was moderately light

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Commercialized Lye

Lye from Pigweed Plant

Rating

Frequency

Percentage

Frequency

Percentage

Pleasant

10

100%

9

90%

Unpleasant

0

0%

1

10%

Odorless

0

0%

0

0%

TOTAL

10

100%

10

100%

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Table 2.2 Odor of Commercialized Lye & Lye from Pigweed Plant

Table 2.2 shows that 100 % or 10 out of 10 observers stated that the odor of commercialized lye was pleasant, on the other hand 90 % or 9 out 10 rated the lye from pigweed plant as pleasant ,meanwhile 10 % or 1out of 10 observer said that lye from pigweed was unpleasnt in odor.

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Commercialized Lye

Lye from Pigweed Plant

Rating

Frequency

Percentage

Frequency

Percentage

Effective as Food Additive

9

90%

9

90%

Ineffective as Food Additive

1

10%

1

10%

TOTAL

10

100%

10

100%

------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Table 2.3 Effectiveness as Food Additive of Commercialized Lye & Lye from Pigweed Plant

Table 2.3 shows that 90 % or 90 out of 10 observers stated that the commercialized lye is effective as food additive and 10 % or 1 out 10 rated that commercialized lye is ineffective as food additive. Meanwhile 90 % or 90 out of 10 observers stated that the lye from pigweed plant is effective as food additive and 10 % or 1 out 10 rated that lye from pigweed plant is ineffective as food additive.

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