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Table 3 Effect of algal treatments of cucumber Hesham hybrid compared with control and Rugby nematicide on early and total, marketable yield and unmarketable yield percentage 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
Yield/Plant Early Yield/Plant Marketable yield (ton/Greenhouse) Unmarketable (%) Yield/Plant Early Yield/Plant Marketable Yield (ton/Green house) Unmarketable (%)
Number Weight (kg) Number Weight (g) Number Weight (kg) Number Weight (g)
Control 21 2.150 2.21 215.3 1.970 8.38 20 2.095 3.1 312.3 1.906 9.01
Rugby 10G 37 4.431 5.30 634.9 4.180 5.66 41 4.874 5.5 653.8 4.612 5.38
Spirulina spray 27 3.229 5.00 598.0 3.107 3.76 30 3.214 4.8 578.2 3.423 5.28
Spirulina drench 34 4.375 5.21 670.5 4.102 6.25 36 3.405 5.3 648.5 4.158 5.61
Amphora spray 30 3.695 5.62 692.4 3.462 6.31 34 4.464 5.3 695.9 4.248 4.84
Amphora drench 38 4.714 5.83 722.9 4.436 5.89 41 4.647 5.6 662.0 4.615 4.78
Spirulina spray + drench 35 4.505 5.81 747.7 4.280 5.00 41 4.626 5.4 625.1 4.510 4.98
Amphora spray + drench 42 5.168 6.24 767.5 4.923 4.74 45 4.981 5.9 721.5 5.136 4.56
LSD at t 0.05 3.8 0.311 1.23 46 1.120 1.43 4.1 0.521 1.11 55 1.44 1.87