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Table 3 Effect of green macroalgal powder treatments on the percentage of dead plants, total dry weight (gm) and total yield (gm) infested with the two pathogens compared with vitavax fungicide after 60 days of planting

From: Biological control of soil borne cucumber diseases using green marine macroalgae

Fungi treatment Fusarium solani Macrophomina phaseolina
% of dead plants Total dry weight (gm) Total yield (gm) % of dead plants Total dry weight (gm) Total yield (gm)
Ulva fasciata 50 22.5 57 33.3 34.6 122.4
Enteromorpha flexuosa 41.7 31.5 78.4 50 43.7 149.4
U. fasciata + E. flexuosa 16.7 37.9 136 16.7 31.4 100
vitavax 16.7 11.6 43.2 8.3 16.2 66.9
Control fungus only 50 19.5 25.2 66.7 15 25.2
L.S.D. at 0.05 F = 0.35 T = 0.43 F = 1.9 T = 2.3 F = 0.3 T = 0.7 F = 0.35 T = 0.43 F = 1.9 T = 2.3 F = 0.3 T = 0.7
  1. T treatment, F fungi