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Table 5 Effect of plant growth-promoting fungi (PGPF) colonization on the growth of onion plants infected with Sclerotium cepivorum under field 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)Yield of bulb (kg/m2)
2017–20182018–20192017–20182018–20192017–20182018–20192017–20182018–20192017–20182018–2019
Control21.00f21.84e6.27d8.44f5.38d6.08e9.24f10.45e0.81g0.92f
Folicur54.75a58.92a13.64a14.54a13.57a14.91a22.37a23.66a2.77a3.05a
GS8-143.72d49.87c10.87c12.59cd10.84b12.58c18.28cd19.96c2.17d2.38d
GS8-342.94de45.96d10.54c12.02de10.39bc11.29d17.15de19.13cd2.06e2.19e
SKT-148.42c51.69c12.58b13.32bc12.90a13.56b19.43bc21.97b2.38c2.57c
GF18-341.23e43.97d10.15c11.31e9.89c11.51d16.24e18.63d1.88f2.11e
GP17-252.34b55.30b12.97ab13.98ab13.41a14.41a20.69b22.89ab2.50b2.76b
  1. Different letters indicate statistically significant differences between treatments by Fisher's LSD test