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Table 1 In vitro inhibition of growth of Alternaria alternata by single bacterial antagonists on PDA medium

From: Antagonistic activity of endophytic bacteria isolated from weed plant against stem end rot pathogen of pitaya in Vietnam

Strains Mean diameter of inhibition zone (mm)a Degree of antagonismb
EC79 1.17 ± 0.12b +
EC80 11.88 ± 0.08a +++
EC83 2.11 ± 0.14b +
EC90 2.21 ± 0.10b +
EC97 1.99 ± 0.13b +
A. alternata + sterile distilled water  
  1. aValues in the same column with the same letter(s) are not significantly different as determined by the LSD test (P = 0.01)
  2. bWeak “+” (1–5.99 mm), moderate “++” (6–10.99 mm), strong “+++” (11–20 mm), inhibition effects on the growth of the pathogen