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Table 2 Effect of growth-promoting bacteria and chitosan on plant morphogenesis of eggplants infected with root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita

From: Management of root-knot nematode Meloidogyne incognita of eggplant using some growth-promoting rhizobacteria and chitosan under greenhouse conditions

Treatments Time of application Plant morphogenesis
Plant height (cm) Shoot system weight (g) Nos. of leaves
Shoot Root Fresh Dry
Azospirilum brasilense A 24 de 12.5 cd 40 g 8 cd 6 d
B 29 ab 14 bc 44 fg 10 bc 7 cd
C 27 bc 15 ab 46 f 8 cd 7 cd
Azotobacter chroococcum A 31.5 ab 17 a 56 e 8 cd 7 cd
B 33 a 16 ab 78 b 10 bc 9 bc
C 25.5 cd 15 ab 54 e 8 cd 13 a
Bacillus subtilis A 33 a 16 ab 64 d 10 bc 9 bc
B 33 a 14 bc 70 c 12 ab 11 ab
C 31 ab 13 cd 98 a 14 a 12 a
Chitosan A 25 de 12 cd 48 f 12 ab 6 d
B 27 bc 11 de 48 f 10 bc 6 d
C 25.5 cd 12 cd 48 f 13 a 9 bc
Control 15 e 9 e 29 h 7 d 5 d
  1. A simultaneously, B simultaneously and after 1 month, C 3 days before eggs