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Table 3 Effect of the Enterobacter cloacae PS14 and Trichoderma asperellum T34 on wilt diseases severity and tuber yield on potato plants under field conditions during in two trail seasons.

From: Approving the biocontrol method of potato wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum (Smith) using Enterobacter cloacae PS14 and Trichoderma asperellum T34

Treatment Season 2017 Season 2018
Disease severity (%) Reduction of disease severity (%) Yield (ton/hectare) Increasing of yield (%) Disease severity (%) Reduction of disease severity Yield (ton/hectare) Increasing of yield (%)
Trichoderma asperellum T34 36.60 ± 5.77 b 39.00 30.45 ± 3.51 ab 33.70 33.7 ± 0.16 b 42.20 31.42 ± 2.03 ab 40.96
Enterobacter cloacae PS14 26.70 ± 2.89 c 48.83 27.46 ± 5.13 bc 20.44 29.70 ± 1.30 c 49.06 29.03 ± 0.91 b 30.24
Infected control 60.00 ± 10.0 a - 22.80 ± 4.16 cd - 58.30 ± 0.37 a - 22.29 ± 0.41 c -
Healthy control 0.0 ± 0.0 - 32.60 ± 1.46 a 42.98 0.0 ± 0.0c - 32.80 ± 2.26 a 47.25
  1. Values in the same column followed by the same letter(s) are not significantly different as determined by the LSD test (P ≤ 0.05)