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Table 4 Effect of different combinations of integrated control measures on the number of guava, Psidium guajava, fruits

From: Integrated management of plant-parasitic nematodes on guava and fig trees under tropical field conditions

Treatment Number of fruits/tree
1st yield
Mars–May 2016
2nd yield
Nov. 2016–Jan. 2017
P. lilacinum + P. penetrans + chicken manure 86.75 a 64.25 a
V. chlamydosporium + P. penetrans + chicken manure 81.00 b 45.50 c
T. harzianum + P. penetrans + chicken manure 53.25 d 36.25 d
P. lilacinum + P. penetrans + cow manure 27.50 f 25.00 gh
V. chlamydosporium + P. penetrans + cow manure 21.75 ghi 45.00 c
T. harzianum + P. penetrans + cow manure 22.50 gh 34.00 e
P. lilacinum + P. penetrans + compost 23.50 g 24.25 hi
V. chlamydosporium + P. penetrans + compost 20.25 i 27.25 fg
T. harzianum + P. penetrans + compost 20.50 i 35.75 de
P. lilacinum + P. penetrans + urea 46% 50.25 i 36.75 d
V. chlamydosporium + P. penetrans + urea 46% 44.50 e 22.00 i
T. harzianum + P. penetrans + urea 46% 45.75 e 29.25 f
Carbofuran 10G 70.25 c 52.75 b
Nematode control 16.75 j 19.50 j
LSD0.05 between treatments 2.44
LSD0.05 between time 2.35
LSD0.05 between treatments × time 8.82
  1. Data are average of four replicates (trees) each
  2. Values followed by the same letter(s) in a column are not significantly different at P ≤ 0.05
  3. P. lilacinum = Purpureocillium lilacinum, P. penetrans = Pasteuria penetrans, V. chlamydosporium = Verticillium chlamydosporium, T. harzianum = Trichoderma harzianum