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Table 4 Effect of three marine algal extracts against the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita on vegetative growth parameters of tomato plants grown in the greenhouse

From: The nematicidal potentiality of some algal extracts and their role in enhancement the tomato defense genes against root knot - nematodes

Treatments Fresh weight (g) Length (cm)
Shoot I% Root I% Shoot I% Root I%
Inf. control 27.00c 12.60c 28.00c 24.40b
UInf. control 42.60a 57.78 21.80a 73.02 42.20a 50.71 31.60a 29.51
Corallina mediteranea 33.00b 22.22 15.60b 23.81 33.20b 18.57 29.80a 22.13
Corallina officinalis 39.50a 46.30 19.15a 51.98 41.71a 48.96 30.54a 25.16
Ulva fasciata 40.50a 50.00 20.75a 64.68 41.50a 48.21 31.00a 27.05
Oxamyl 15µl/ml 41.60a 54.07 19.20a 52.38 40.20a 43.57 30.80a 26.23
  1. Inf. control infected control, UI. nf. control uninfected control. Means followed by the same letter are not significantly different by Duncan’s multiple range tests (P ≤ 0.05)