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Table 3 Root rot incidence of eggplant in response to different soil treatments of Bacillus thuringiensis, NPK, Trichoderma harzianum, oxamyl and chicken manure under field conditions

From: Field control of Meloidogyne incognita and root rot disease infecting eggplant using nematicide, fertilizers, and microbial agents

Treatments Disease infection % Red. Disease severity % Red. Total fungi counts % Red.
Control 20.0 a 0.6 a 12.4 a
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) 10.0 c 50.0 0.3 b 50.0 7.2 b 43.2
NPK 15.0 b 25.0 0.2 b 66.7 4.8 b 61.6
Trichoderma harzianum 5.0 d 75.0 0.08 c 86.7 0.9 c 92.4
Oxamyl – e 100.0 – c 100.0 1.9 c 95.0
Chicken manure – e 100.0 – c 100.0 2.4 b 80.8
Chicken manure + Bt 5.0 d 75.0 0.05 c 91.6 3.2 b 74.2
Chicken manure + NPK 10.0 c 50.0 0.1 c 83.3 1.2 c 90.0
Chicken manure + T. harzianum – e 100.0 – c 100.0 0.7 c 92.0
Chicken manure + oxamyl – e 100.0 – c 100.0 1.2 c 90.2
  1. Each value represents mean of five replicates. Means followed by the same letter(s) within a column is not significantly (P value 0.05) different according to Duncan’s multiple range test
  2. % Red. Reduction