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Table 1 Correlation matrix between growth inhibitions of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cumini (Foc) and production of lytic enzymes during in vitro antagonism with Pseudomonas fluorescens (Pf) isolates in the culture medium at 6 days after inoculation (DAI)

From: In vitro screening of different Pseudomonas fluorescens isolates to study lytic enzyme production and growth inhibition during antagonism of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cumini, wilt causing pathogen of cumin

  % Growth inhibition Cellulase Poly galacturonase Chitinase β-1, 3 glucanase Protease
% Growth inhibition 1.000      
Cellulase − 0.999** 1.000     
Poly galacturonase − 0.993** 0.994** 1.000    
Chitinase 0.991** − 0.992** − 0.998** 1.000   
β-1, 3 glucanase 0.644* − 0.633* − 0.691* 0.725** 1.000  
Protease 0.703** − 0.689* − 0.734** 0.768** 0.987* 1.000
  1. Critical value (p = 0.05) = 0.562; (p = 0.01) = 0.695**