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Table 1 In vitro effect of bacterial bioagents on seed germination and seedling vigor of tomato

From: Biological control of the tomato wilt caused by Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis using formulated plant growth-promoting bacteria

Treatments Germination % MSL (Cm) MRL (Cm) VI
Bacillus amyloliquefaciens 90a 1.2a 5.2a 576.0a
Bacillus subtilis 75b 1.0b 4.0c 375.0c
Pseudomonas fluorescens 77b 0.9b 3.9c 369.6c
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 70c 1.0b 4.0c 350.0d
Control with Cmm7 60d 0.6c 2.8d 204.0e
Control (water) 89a 1.0b 4.9b 525.1b
  1. MRL mean root length, MSL mean shoot length, VI Vigor Index
  2. Values in the same column followed by different letters indicate significant differences among treatments according to LSD (P < 0.05)