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Table 3 Efficacy of seed biopriming on seedling vigor

From: Rhizobacteria Bacillus spp. induce resistance against anthracnose disease in chili (Capsicum annuum L.) through activating host defense response

Treatment MSL (cm) MRL (cm) VI Germination (%)
Control 5.28 ± 0.16b 8.20 ± 0.11b 1268 ± 6.81b 94 ± 1.15b
9/e 5.30 ± 0.17b 8.06 ± 0.09c 1270 ± 4.04b 95 ± 1.15b
Bsp.3/aM 5.40 ± 0.23a 8.62 ± 0.35a 1374 ± 7.15a 98 ± 0.57a
2apa 5.30 ± 0.17b 8.11 ± 0.06bc 1301 ± 5.83ab 97 ± 0.57a
Kol-2/B 5.35 ± 0.20ab 8.06 ± 0.15c 1288 ± 5.08b 95 ± 1.15b
  1. Values are the means of 4 replicates of 100 seeds each repeated thrice. All means within a column followed by the same letters are not significantly different according to Tukey’s HSD at P ≤ 0.05