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Table 3 Effect of different levels of Meloidogyne incognita in presence of Fictor composticola on infection and reproduction of Meloidogyne incognita in cucumber

From: Effect of prey density of meloidogyne incognita on the predation efficiency of the predator, fictor composticola (nematoda: diplogasteridae)

Inoculum density of M. incognitaNumber of galls/plantNumber of egg masses/plantFinal nematode population/200 cc soil
25012.50 (3.54)1.75 (1.59)127.50 (11.29)
50040.75 (6.43)23.75 (4.83)196.25 (14.00)
100087.25 (9.25)58.25 (7.61)463.75 (21.53)
200050.00* (7.00)98.25 (9.95)627.50 (25.04)
CD at 5%(2.24)(1.57)(4.19)
  1. Each observation is mean of 4 replications, value in parentheses indicate square root transformations
  2. Pot size – 1 kg capacity, * indiscrete big compound galls
  3. F. composticola: 400 individuals per kg soil