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Table 3 Effect of Macrophomina phaseolina, soil amendment, and Trichoderma spp. on disease and growth and dry weight of Vigna unguiculata

From: Anti-mycotic potential of Trichoderma spp. and leaf biomass of Azadirachta indica against the charcoal rot pathogen, Macrophomina phaseolina (Tassi) Goid in cowpea

Treatments Disease incidence (%) Disease severity Height (cm) Biomass (g)
T1: negative control (without any inoculation or amendment)    131ef 24d–f
T2: positive control [(inoculated with Macrophomina phaseolina (MP) only)] 75.3a 11a 68g 9h
T3: MP + 1% A. indica 52.5b 7b 125f 16g
T4: MP + 2% A. indica 43c 6b 148de 17fg
T5: MP + 3% A. indica 30.3ef 3c 166cd 23ef
T6: MP + T. harzianum 22gh 2d 174bc 29cd
T7: MP + T. harzianum + 1% A. indica 18h 2d 191b 41b
T8: MP + T. harzianum + 2% A. indica 11i 1e 213a 45b
T9: MP + T. harzianum + 3% A. indica 6i 1e 223a 52a
T10: MP + T. viride 38cd 3.5c 147de 23ef
T11: MP + T. viride + 1% A. indica 35de 3.5c 164cd 27c–e
T12: MP + T. viride + 2% A. indica 27fg 2.5d 172bc 28c–e
T13: MP + T. viride + 2% A. indica 21gh 2d 178bc 32c
  1. Values with different letters in column show significant difference (P ≤ 0.05) as determined by LSD test. Values represent mean of four replicates