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Table 5 Mean numbers of galls, egg masses and eggs per root, second-stage juveniles (J2s) per pot, and reproductive factor (RF) of Meloidogyne javanica after nematode inoculation along with Pseudomonas fluorescens CHA0 incubation of tomato plants 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 (%)BacteriaNumber of eggs/rootNumber of galls/rootNumber of egg masses/rootNumber of J2 s/potReproduction factor
0Non-treated81894 ± 1949 a913 ± 24.75 a706 ± 15.80 a897.75 ± 29.88 a20.87 ± 0.49 a
 Treated52834 ± 3843 b761 ± 29.88 b412 ± 25.54 b529 ± 60.23 b13.44 ± 0.98 b
1.1Non-treated47883 ± 2692 bc601 ± 26.79 c414 ± 30.31 b525.25 ± 34.7b512.20 ± 0.65 bc
 Treated44092 ± 2174 bc585 ± 31.80 cd364 ± 25.236 bc431 ± 29.33 bc11.22 ± 0.55 bc
1.4Non-treated41345 ± 1921 c487 ± 22.95 de346 ± 14.60 bc406 ± 34.77 bc10.52 ± 0.49 c
 Treated38519 ± 2030 c476.5 ± 25 e318 ± 15.83 cd356 ± 22.43 cd9.798 ± 0.50 c
1.8Non-treated27559 ± 2452 d381 ± 21.97 ef309 ± 16.77 cd319.75 ± 10.61 cd7.04 ± 0.61 d
 Treated26315 ± 2869 d325 ± 24.14 f249 ± 20.10 d255 ± 13.93 d6.704 ± 0.72 d
  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