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Table 2 Biocontrol potential of native Bacillus thuringiensis against root knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita in tomato

From: Nematicidal activity of native Bacillus thuringiensis against the root knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita (Kofoid and White)

Treatments No. of egg masses/5 g root %decrease No. of eggs/egg mass %decrease No. of adult females/5 g root % decrease Final nematode population/kilogram soil % decrease Root gall index % reduction
Isolate BD 7.33 ± 2.15 76.09 ± 9.85 140.00 ± 11.25 48.40 ± 5.42 13.00 ± 2.53 64.53 ± 15.28 143.00 ± 12.36 73.15 ± 8.56 1.66 ± 0.25 61.66 ± 13.25
Isolate BC 6.33 ± 1.78 79.35 ± 12.36 135.66 ± 13.25 50.00 ± 6.25 11.66 ± 1.78 68.14 ± 16.56 149.33 ± 13.68 71.96 ± 13.36 1.66 ± 0.25 61.66 ± 12.36
Reference strain 4 M1 10.22 ± 3.38 66.66 ± 17.36 152.33 ± 15.66 43.85 ± 6.32 17.33 ± 3.52 52.72 ± 11.56 165.33 ± 16.68 68.96 ± 15.23 3.00 ± 0.35 30.71 ± 4.85
Soil application of Carbofuran at 1 kg a.i/ha 21.00 ± 5.20 31.50 ± 4.32 218.33 ± 20.63 19.53 ± 3.25 27.33 ± 4.56 25.45 ± 6.85 314.67 ± 25.63 40.92 ± 23.56 3.00 ± 0.35 30.71 ± 4.85
Control 30.66 ± 6.82 0 271.33 ± 25.65 0 36.66 ± 6.25 0 532.66 ± 35.68 0 4.33 ± 0.56 0