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Table 3 Effect of bioagent treatments on chlorophyll content and growth parameters of powdery mildewed cucumber plants

From: Biological control of cucumber powdery mildew (Podosphaera xanthii) (Castagne) under greenhouse conditions

TreatmentsChlorophyll content (SPAD)No. leaves plant−1Leaf area (cm2)
T. harzianum30.75d22.9cd269.0e
T. viride35.30cd27.5c324.7cd
B. subtilis43.90b36.4a352.3ab
P. polymyxa41.40bc35.0ab347.3bc
S. marcescens38.85c32.7b337.0bc
Fungicide44.90a37.0a361.3a
Control25.30e21.3d208.0f
  1. Values assigned to similar letters are not significantly different (P ≤ 0.05) according to Duncan’s multiple range test