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Table 2 Effect of bacterial isolates on the growth of tomato plants infected by Meloidogyne javanica

From: Biocontrol potential of bacterial isolates from vermicompost and earthworm against the root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica infecting tomato plants

Treatments Shoot fresh weight (g) Shoot dry weight (g) Root fresh weight (g), with nematode
With nematode Without nematode With nematode Without nematode
Bacillus megaterium C3 29 a–c 29 a–c 3.47 a–c 3.90 a–d 7.17 a
Bacillus safensis VW3 35 a 35 a 4.72 ab 5 a 4.27 a
Lysinibacillus fusiformis C1 25 a–d 30 ab 3.77 a–d 3.85 a–d 4.10 a
Lysinibacillus sp. VW6 17 c–e 32 a 2.25 d–f 3.50 a–c 4.05 a
Pseudomonas resinovorans VW4 18 b–d 27 a–d 2.52 d–f 3.02 de 5.47 a
Sphingobacterium daejeonense LV1 23 a–d 35 a 1.90 e 4.82 a 4.62 a
Water 8.65 e 13 d 1.27 f 1.75 e 4.58 a
  1. Data are the means of 4 replicates. Values in the same column followed by the same letter(s) are not significantly different (P ≤ 0.05), according to Duncan’s multiple range test