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Table 4 Mean plant growth indices of tomato, inoculated or non-inoculated with Meloidogyne javanica along with Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 and different concentrations of Datura stramonium treated in trials I and II

From: Evidence of inhibitory effect of Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 and aqueous extracts on tomato plants infected with Meloidogyne javanica (Tylenchida: Heteroderidae)

Concentrations (%)BacteriaNematodeShoot length (cm)Shoot fresh weight (g)Shoot dry weight (g)Root fresh weight (g)
0Non-treatedNon-inoculated42.3 ± 1. f39.7 ± 1.69 e4.925 ± 0.31 g4.7 ± 0.43 g
  Inoculated34.95 ± 1.72 g37.12 ± 1.41 e4.175 ± 0.24 g4.75 ± 0.13 g
 TreatedNon-inoculated47.35 ± 1.16 ef44.85 ± 1.3 de5.285 ± 0.39 fg5.67 ± 0.27 fg
  Inoculated41.55 ± 1.70 f38.92 ± 1.43 e4.81 ± 0.15 g5.62 ± 0.35 fg
1.1Non-treatedNon-inoculated57.55 ± 1.24 c52.15 ± 2.19 cd7.47 ± 0.37 cde6.65 ± 0.4 efg
  Inoculated49.52 ± 1.62 de53.67 ± 1.83 cd5.85 ± 0.66 efg7.12 ± 0.26 def
 TreatedNon-inoculated55.15 ± 1.17 cd58.025 ± 2.504 bc7.8 ± 0.38 cde9 ± 0.71 bcd
  Inoculated52.52 ± 1.32 cde50.875 ± 0.80 cd7.125 ± 0.60 def7.87 ± 0.51 de
1.4Non-treatedNon-inoculated66.1 ± 1.33 a62.95 ± 3.84 ab9.5 ± 0.47 bc7.85 ± 0.37 de
  Inoculated52.87 ± 1.75 de57.05 ± 2.13 bc8.575 ± 0.31 cd10.24 ± 0.52 bc
 TreatedNon-inoculated59.25 ± 2.22 bc66.925 ± 2.46 a9 ± 0.44 cd10.75 ± 0.98 b
  Inoculated57.95 ± 2.20 bc55.45 ± 1.45 bc8.2 ± 0.40 cd9.05 ± 0.23 bcd
1.8Non-treatedNon-inoculated67.17 ± 2.792 a63.425 ± 2.62 ab11.1 ± 0.87 ab8.16 ± 0.38 cde
  Inoculated58.02 ± 1.50 bc55.85 ± 2.15 bc8.07 ± 0.49 cd10.06 ± 0.52 bc
 TreatedNon-inoculated70.67 ± 1.72 a67.95 ± 1.83 a11.82 ± 0.40 a13.17 ± 0.60 a
  Inoculated64.82 ± 1.48 ab67.57 ± 3.12 a11.645 ± 0.88 a10.8 ± 0.72 b
  1. Values in the same column followed by different letter(s) are significantly different according to LSDs (p ≤ 0.01). Each treatment had ten replications (five replications in two successive experiments). Values are means ± standard error