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Table 3 Effect of formulated 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 39.7 ± 2.1a* 0 24.3 ± 1.2a 0
C 0 ± 0f __ 0 ± f __
F1 0 ± 0f __ 0 ± f __
F2 0 ± 0f __ 0 ± f __
F3 0 ± 0f __ 0 ± f __
N + F1 24.3 ± 1.2b 38.7 14.3 ± 1.2b 41.1
N + F2 16.3 ± 0.6c 58.8 10.3 ± 0.6c 57.5
N + F3 12 ± 1d 69.7 7 ± 1d 71.2
N + Vydate 4.7 ± 0.6e 88.2 2.7 ± 0.6e 89
LSD 1.5   1.2  
  1. XN, M. incognita; C, untreated control; F1, formulation 0.02 g/pot; F2, formulation 0.06 g/pot; F3, formulation 0.1 g/pot; N + F1, M. incognita + formulation 0.02 g/pot; N + F2, M. incognita + formulation 0.06 g/pot; N + F3, M. incognita + formulation 0.1 g/pot
  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