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Table 3 Effect of foliar treatment with spore suspension of Penicillium frequentans on root yield and sugar percent of sugar beet under field conditions during 2014/15 and 2015/16 growing seasons

From: Evaluation of certain Penicillium frequentans isolates against Cercospora leaf spot disease of sugar beet

Adhesives Root yield (tons/feddan) Sugar %
Before infection After infection Before infection After infection
Seasons Seasons Seasons Seasons
  2014/15 2015/16 2014/15 2015/ 16 2014/15 2015/ 16 2014/ 15 2015/ 16
Agar 33.75 bc 33.09 bc 29.20 ef 26.40 ef 19.06 bc 21.46 a 19.60 bc 19.54 bc
Starch flour 34.60 b 33.02 bc 32.72 cd 29.81 ef 21.82 a 21.11 b 21.74 a 20.20 b
White glue 36.90 ab 34.04 b 35.41 ab 33.60 bc 21.02 b 21.51 a 20.14 b 21.63 a
Gum 34.87 b 34.13 b 29.12 de 26.71 ef 19.78 bc 19.80 bc 19.56 bc 18.08 de
Triton Mok 33.67 bc 29.78 de 26.30 ef 25.03 ef 17.56 f 18.74 d 18.79 d 18.34 de
Without adhesives 24.90 fg 30.34 d 30.64 d 28.11 de 17.41 f 18.11 de 18.45 de 16.25 g
Score 25% 38.85 a 37.90 da 37.39 a 36.44 a 21.82 a 21.97 a 21.74 a 20.34 b
Control (untreated) 20.45 b 22.02 h 20.45 h 22.02 h 17.41 f 16.03 g 17.41 f 16.03 g
  1. Values in the column followed by different letters indicate significant differences among treatments according to LSD at 0.05