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Table 3 Nematicidal effect of bacterial strains against Meloidogyne incognita infecting tomato plants

From: Improving the nematicidal potential of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and Lysinibacillus sphaericus against the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita using protoplast fusion technique

Treatments Meloidogyne incognita parameters
J2 in soil % Red. Galls/plant % Red. Egg masses/plant % Red.
Fusant Bas8 347c 72.68 117c 58.36 92c 55.34
B. amyloliquefaciens 834b 34.33 165b 41.28 204a 0.97
L. sphaericus 736b 42.05 181b 35.59 158b 23.30
B. amyloliquefaciens + L. sphaericus 766b 39.69 179b 36.30 114c 44.66
Control (untreated) 1270a 281a 206a
  1. Means followed by the same letter are not significantly different by Duncan’s multiple range test (P ≤ 0.05)