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Table 2 Effect of Fictor composticola and organic amendments in different combinations on gall formation and reproduction of Meloidogyne incognita

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

Treatments Number of galls/plant Number of egg masses/plant Final nematode population/200 cc soil
F. composticola + neem cake7.5 g/pot + neem leaves 7.5 g/pot + M. incognita 17.75 (4.32) 11.75 (3.57) 111.25 (10.57)
F. composticola + chicken manure7.5 g/pot + neem cake 7.5 g/pot + M. incognita 37.50 (6.19) 21.00 (4.68) 168.75 (12.97)
F. composticola + neem leaves7.5 g/pot + chicken manure7.5 g/pot + M. incognita 29.00 (5.46) 18.25 (4.37) 131.25 (11.40)
F. composticola + chicken manure 5.0 g/pot + neem cake 5.0 g/pot + neem leaves 5.0 g/pot + M. incognita 17.25 (4.26) 10.00 (3.30) 73.75 (8.63)
Inoculated control (M. incognita alone) 82.00 (9.02) 157.50 (12.47) 1091.25 (32.99)
CD at 5% (1.18) (1.42) (2.12)
  1. Figure in the parentheses are square root transformed values