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Table 2 In vitro antagonistic activity of fungal root endophytes against Dematophora necatrix

From: Screening, identification, and colonization of fungal root endophytes against Dematophora necatrix: a ubiquitous pathogen of fruit trees

Isolate

Mycelial growth (mm)

Mycelial growth inhibition (%)

Changes in mycelial growth at interaction zone

Fusarium equiseti strain M1

27.33

69.63 (56.54)

Mycoparasitism by endophytes on pathogen hyphae by coiling around them

Aspergillus sp. (C1)

22.33

75.19 (60.11)

Penetration and increased swelling on pear-shaped hyphae of pathogen

Talaromyces aculeatus strain Ap

39.33

56.30 (48.60)

Penetration, bulging, and lysis of pathogen hyphae

Neocosmospora perseae strain G

30.67

65.93 (54.27)

Bulging and abnormalities on pathogen hyphae

Aspergillus aculeatus strain C2

16.67

81.48 (64.49)

Distortion and malformation on pathogen hyphae

Crinipellis tabtim strain M8

32.33

64.07 (53.15)

Thickening on pear-shaped swelling due to mycoparasitic interaction

Fusarium sp. (S2)

42.00

53.33 (46.89)

Deformation and distortion of hyphae followed by decreased length between septa of hyphae

Fusarium sp. (K1)

33.67

62.59 (52.27)

Encircling, penetration, and abnormalities on pathogen hyphae

Fusarium circinatum strain K3

36.67

59.26 (50.32)

Browning, thickening, and swelling on hyphae of pathogen

Control

90.00

0.00 (0.00)

 

CD0.05

1.21

  1. Figures in parentheses are arc sine transformed values