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Table 1 Effect of the tested plant extracts on the average coefficients of infection (ACI) of wheat (cv. Gemmeiza-7) leaves by the leaf rust fungus, Puccinia triticina, and on the wheat yield components, under field conditions

From: Application of plant extracts as inducers to challenge leaf rust of wheat

Treatment ACI Efficiency (%) Yield components
Spike weight (g) 1000-kernel weight (g) Volume weight/L
Henna 12.50 cd 80.00 3.55 b 43.24 b 718.10 b
Acalypha 17.50 c 72.00 3.44 b 40.23 c 705.84 d
Chinaberry 15.00 cd 76.00 3.54 b 42.63 b 711.25 c
Pomegranate 20.00 c 68.00 3.43 b 39.50 c 705.10 d
Lantana 7.50 de 88.00 3.83 a 46.00 a 724.30 a
Fungicide 6.30 e 89.92 3.55 b 44.50 ab 711.50 c
Control 75.00 a 2.85 d 35.03 d 639.80 f
LSD 0.05 7.86 0.20 1.89 2.20
  1. Data are average of three replicates
  2. Means followed by the same letter(s) are not significantly different according to LSD0.05