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Table 3 Effect of seed treatment with combination of PGPR and Trichoderma strains on bacterial wilt incidence under field conditions

From: Efficacy of indigenous plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria and Trichoderma strains in eliciting resistance against bacterial wilt in a tomato

Treatments Disease incidence (%) Disease protection (%) Yield kg/m2
Control 96.8l 0.00a 41.24a
B. subtilis SE34 + T. asperellum T8 42.4hij 54.4cd 129.32de
B. subtilis SE34 + T. harzianum UNS35 40.2de 56.6ghi 131.66ef
B. subtilis SE34 + T. longibrachiatum UNS11 41.9ghij 54.9cdef 127.76bc
B. subtilis SE34 + T. viride UNS42 40.5def 56.3ghi 132.84fg
B. amyloliquefaciens IN937a + T. asperellum T8 41.4fghi 55.4defg 128.42de
B. amyloliquefaciens IN937a + T. harzianum UNS35 42.5jk 54.3bc 131.73g
B. amyloliquefaciens IN937a + T. longibrachiatum UNS11 40.4cdef 56.4ghi 128.41de
B. amyloliquefaciens IN937a + T. viride UNS42 41.1efg 55.7fgh 131.36g
P. fluorescens Pf3 + T. asperellum T8 37.9b 58.9k 130.67ef
P. fluorescens Pf3 + T. harzianum UNS35 38.4b 58.4k 131.81fg
P. fluorescens Pf3 + T. longibrachiatum UNS11 35.2a 61.6l 137.83gh
P. fluorescens Pf3 + T. viride UNS42 38.7bc 58.1ijk 130.35ef
  1. Means of three replications, followed by the letters according to Duncan’s multiple range tests (DMRT). Means sharing different alphabetical (a–l) superscripts in a column significantly different (P < 0.05). Control - R. solanacearum-treated plants