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Table 2 Antifungal activity of cell-free culture supernatants of endophytic bacteria against Fusarium solani and Alternaria sp. as assessed by poisoned food technique

From: In vitro antifungal activity of endophytic bacteria isolated from date palm (Phoenix doctylifera L.) against fungal pathogens causing leaf spot of date palm

Fungal pathogen Percent mycelial growth inhibition
Concentration (%) Distilled water control B1 B7 B8 B9
Fusarium solani 2.5% 0±0b 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a
5% 0±0b 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a
7.5% 0±0b 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a
10% 0±0b 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a 100±0a
Alternaria sp. 2.5% 0±0e 100±0a 26.7±0.44d 56.7±0.3b 53±0.56c
5% 0±0e 100±0a 30±0.96c 60±0.7b 56.7±0.6c
7.5% 0±0e 100±0a 90±0.44c 66.7±0.56d 70±0.6b
10% 0±0e 100±0a 36.7±1.4c 66.37±0.55c 73±0.4b