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Table 1 Effect of culture broth, cell pellet, and supernatant of Bacillus subtilis isolate B10 on number of galls and egg masses of Meloidogyne incognita occurrence in the roots of tomato plants

From: Biocontrol of the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, using an eco-friendly formulation from Bacillus subtilis, lab. and greenhouse studies

TreatmentX Number of galls ReductionY % Egg masses ReductionY %
N 49.3 ± 3.1a* 0 64 ± 2.6a 0
C 0 ± 0e __ 0 ± e __
CU 0 ± 0e __ 0 ± e __
P 0 ± 0e __ 0 ± e __
S 0 ± 0e __ 0 ± e __
N + CU 9.3 ± 1.5d 81.1 6.7 ± 1.2d 89.5
N + P 18 ± 2c 63.5 10 ± 1.7c 84.4
N + S 27 ± 2.6b 45.2 21 ± 2.6b 67.2
LSD 4.7   2.6  
  1. XN, M. incognita; C, untreated control; CU, culture broth; P, cell pellet; S, supernatant; N + CU, M. incognita + culture broth; N + P, M. incognita + cell pellet; N + S, M. incognita + supernatant
  2. YReduction % = [check-treatment]/check ×  100
  3. *Means in each column followed by the identical letter do not differ significantly at P < 0.05 level