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Table 1 Effect of algal treatments of cucumber Hesham hybrid compared with control and Rugby nematicide on vegetative growth under infested soil with root-knot nematodes in 2016 and 2017 seasons

From: Algal application as a biological control method of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita on cucumber under protected culture conditions and its impact on yield and fruit quality

Treatments 2016 2017
Plant length
cm
Number Stem diameter
mm
Internode length
cm
Leaf area
cm2
Plant length
cm
Number Stem diameter
mm
Internode length
cm
Leaf area cm2
Branches Leaves Branch Leaves
Control 231 16 45 16.5 10.3 187 248 15 44 17.6 9.40 196
Rugby 10G 345 24 61 25.5 9.8 286 378 28 62 28.2 10.6 298
Spirulina spray 290 21 52 24.7 12.1 278 322 24 47 26.9 11.8 286
Spirulina drench 315 21 54 26.2 13.5 256 363 24 55 27.1 12.1 274
Amphora spray 320 24 54 25.3 12.8 294 345 26 57 27.6 12.5 302
Amphora drench 335 23 56 25.3 14.2 312 370 27 60 26.6 12.7 321
Spirulina spray + drench 335 28 63 26.4 13.7 278 365 26 59 27.4 14.0 287
Amphora spray + drench 375 31 66 27.6 13.9 338 387 33 64 27.9 14.2 323
LSD at t 0.05 56 1.9 5.3 2.10 1.10 43 42 2.1 4.8 2.20 1.40 38