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Table 1 Effect of Fictor composticola and organic amendments in different combinations on growth parameters of cucumber infected with Meloidogyne incognita

From: Integration of some organic amendments and the predatory nematode, Fictor composticola, for the management of Meloidogyne incognita in cucumber

Treatments Plant height (cm) Fresh shoot weight (g) Fresh root weight (g)
F. composticola + neem cake 7.5 g/pot + neem leaves 7.5 g/pot + M. incognita 29.55 28.25 3.95
F. composticola + chicken manure7.5 g/pot + neem cake7.5 g/pot + M. incognita 32.28 28.59 3.80
F. composticola + neem leaves7.5 g/pot + chicken manure7.5 g/pot + M. incognita 30.35 28.19 3.68
F. composticola + chicken manure 5.0 g/pot + neem cake 5.0 g/pot + neem leaves 5.0 g/pot + M. incognita 49.18 42.73 5.74
F. composticola alone 25.73 15.07 2.41
Inoculated control (M. incognita alone) 16.08 4.65 3.11
Un-inoculated control 25.70 17.99 4.80
CD at 5% 3.12 2.58 0.90
  1. F. composticola, 400 individuals per kg of soil
  2. Root-knot nematode inoculum, 2000 J2/kg soil