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Table 3 Quantification of Ralstonia solanacearum population in the soil after application of treatments (× 106) in CFU/ml

From: Effect of Bacillus and Trichoderma species in the management of the bacterial wilt of tomato (Lycopersicum esculentum) in the field

Kabete Mwea
     % inoculum reduction     % inoculum reduction
Treatment Before 60 days 112 days 60 days 112 days Before 60 days 112 days 60 days 112 days
T1 9.83a 5.93a 0.78a 40.14b 92.07a 110.00a 55.67a 7.97a 49.57a 92.75a
CB64 9.57a 4.77a 0.65a 50.44a 93.17a 108.00a 70.00ab 12.47a 35.51b 88.78a
T2 8.93ab 6.43a 2.93b 27.89c 67.34b 107.00a 79.00bc 33.00b 26.12c 68.47b
Standard 9.07a 5.90a 3.20b 35.51bc 65.61b 110.00a 86.67bc 47.67c 21.69 cd 56.92c
T4 9.73a 8.33b 4.20b 14.31d 56.94c 104.30a 78.67bc 40.67bc 24.75c 61.37bc
CA7 9.07a 8.53b 8.30c 6.25de 8.96d 108.70a 91.67 cd 76.00d 15.83d 29.82d
T1, T2, T4 Mix 9.03a 9.20b 9.20c − 1.85e − 1.82e 105.30a 107.00d 108.33e − 1.92e − 3.15e
Control 7.37b 8.63b 8.87c − 17.11f − 20.40f 87.70b 94.00 cd 106.00e − 7.31f − 20.89f
Mean 9.08 7.22 4.77 19.45 45.23 105.1 82.8 54 20.53 46.76
% CV 11.6 14.6 16.7 25.8 10.4 10.1 11.7 12.4 24.6 12.9
LSD 1.84 1.85 1.4 8.79 8.25 18.65 17.03 11.74 8.83 10.58
  1. Means that have similar letter(s) along a column are not significantly different at P ≤ 0.05