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Table 4 Effect of plant growth-promoting fungi (PGPF) colonization on the growth of onion plants with or without the infection of Sclerotium cepivorum under greenhouse conditions

From: Antifungal activity and resistance induction against Sclerotium cepivorum by plant growth-promoting fungi in onion plants

TreatmentsPlant height (cm)Root length (cm)Bulb perimeter (cm)Dry weight (g)
No pathogenPathogenNo pathogenPathogenNo pathogenPathogenNo pathogenPathogen
Control46.81e5.27d11.69e4.76f8.52e5.00f14.50d5.08f
Folicur48.54d10.36b12.61d7.29c8.60e12.03c14.56d12.03c
GS8-154.64b12.12a15.17b8.17a9.75c14.36a17.59b14.36a
GS8-350.48c8.43c13.92c6.01d9.45cd10.23d16.19c10.13d
SKT-157.29a11.76a16.35a7.85b10.65a13.09b18.76a13.09b
GF18-348.81d7.95c13.01d5.64e9.04d9.13e15.75c9.23e
GP17-256.15ab10.86b15.14b7.35c10.13b12.57bc17.92b12.57bc
  1. Different letters indicate statistically significant differences between treatments by Fisher's LSD test