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Table 5 Effect of application of Trichoderma isolates on number of fruits and yield under field conditions

From: Evaluation of the bioformulation of potent native strains of Trichoderma spp. against the foot rot/gummosis of Kinnow mandarin

Isolates Number of fruits per plant Weight of fruits per plant (kg)
2016–2017
(mean ± SD)1
2017–2018
(mean ± SD) 1
Pooled mean
(mean ± SD)1
2016–2017
(mean ± SD)1
2017–2018
(mean ± SD) 1
Pooled mean
(mean ± SD)1
T2 Parent 787.67±2.52g 796.67±5.77h 792.17±6.34g 130.75±0.42g 139.42±1.01h 135.08±4.80fgh
T2 Mutant 826.67±5.28e 840.00±10.00f 833.33±13.66ef 137.23±2.54e 147.00±1.75f 142.11±5.70def
T3 Parent 808.67±3.21f 810.00±10.00gh 809.33±6.68gf 134.24±0.53f 141.75±1.75gh 137.99±4.27efg
T3 Mutant 853.33±5.77d 856.67±11.55e 855.00±8.37de 141.65±0.96d 149.92±2.02e 145.79±4.74cde
T4 Parent 812.33±2.52f 816.67±11.55g 814.50±7.84fg 134.85±0.42f 142.92±2.02g 138.88±4.61efg
T4 Mutant 884.33±5.77c 890.00±10.00cd 887.17±7.94c 146.80±0.96c 155.75±1.75cd 151.27±5.06c
T16 Parent 850.00±10.00d 858.33±2.89e 854.17±8.01de 141.10±1.66d 150.21±0.51e 145.65±5.11cde
T16 Mutant 926.67±2.89b 935.67±4.04b 931.17±5.85b 153.83±0.48b 163.74±0.71b 158.78±5.46b
T20 Parent 882.00±7.21c 885.00±8.66cd 883.50±7.31c 146.41±1.20c 154.88±1.52cd 150.64±4.79c
T20 Mutant 988.67±2.31a 991.67±2.89a 990.17±2.86a 164.12±0.38a 173.54±0.51a 168.83±5.18a
T21 Parent 750.00±10.00h 765.67±5.13i 757.83±11.14h 124.50±1.66h 133.99±0.90i 138.55±5.33h
T21 Mutant 805.00±18.03f 820.00±10.00g 812.50±15.41fg 133.63±2.99f 143.50±1.75g 149.25±5.83efg
T25 Parent 808.67±3.21f 816.33±10.97g 812.50±8.36fg 134.24±0.53f 142.86±1.92g 129.25±4.89efg
T25 Mutant 874.00±5.29c 876.67±5.77d 875.33±5.16cd 145.08±0.88c 153.42±1.01d 138.57±4.64cd
T.viride* 881.67±2.89c 895.00±5.00c 888.33±8.16c 146.36±0.48c 156.63±0.88c 151.49±5.66c
T.harzianum* 763.33±15.28h 773.33±5.77i 768.33±11.69h 126.71±2.54h 135.33±1.01i 131.02±5.03gh
Metalaxyl M+Mancozeb* 760.33±4.51h 883.33±15.28cd 821.83±68.12f 126.22±0.75h 154.58±2.67cd 140.40±15.64ef
Control 578.33±11.50i 510.00±10.00j 544.17±38.65i 96.00±1.91i 89.25±1.75j 92.63±4.05i
CD (p ≤ 0.05) 13.98 14.26 23.06 2.32 2.55 4.25
  1. T2, T3, T4, T16, T20 and T21 = T. asperllum, T25 = T. harzianum
  2. *Standard Check
  3. 1Mean ± SD (standard deviation); values labeled with different letters are significantly different from the control level by Duncan test at 95.0% confidence