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Table 3 Effect of bacterial endophyte PMRBE6 on growth attributes of pearl millet under screen house conditions

From: Isolation and evaluation of bacterial endophytes against Sclerospora graminicola (Sacc.) Schroet, the causal of pearl millet downy mildew

Treatments

Kharif 2017

Kharif 2018

Pooled mean

Average No. of productive tillers/plant

Plant height (cm)

Average No. of productive tillers/plant

Plant height (cm)

Average No. of productive tillers/plant

Plant height (cm)

HHB 226

HHB67 Imp

7042S

HHB 226

HHB67 Imp

7042S

HHB 226

HHB67 Imp

7042S

HHB 226

HHB67 Imp

7042S

HHB 226

HHB67 Imp

7042S

HHB 226

HHB67 Imp

7042S

Seed treatment with PMRBE6

2.5

2.4

1.5

159.0

149.8

127.0

2.5

2.5

1.1

169.7

152.1

136.3

2.5

2.5

1.3

164.4

151.0

131.7

Seed treatment + Foliar spray with PMRBE6

2.5

2.6

1.3

152.8

146.8

128.1

3.0

2.9

1.0

154.6

127.7

133.1

2.8

2.7

1.2

153.7

137.3

130.6

Seed treatment with metalaxyl

2.5

2.0

0.8

158.4

142.3

122.0

2.0

0.9

0.5

159.5

128.8

123.3

2.3

1.5

0.7

159.0

135.6

122.7

Seed treatment with metalaxyl + Foliar spray with metalaxyl

2.5

2.0

0.9

154.6

145.0

121.7

2.5

2.5

1.0

153.4

138.9

121.2

2.5

2.3

1.0

154.0

141.6

121.5

Control

1.5

1.4

0.0

140.1

131.8

120.0

1.5

1.4

0.0

129.8

122.6

115.7

1.5

1.4

0.0

135.0

127.2

121.3

CD at (1%)

0.5

0.5

0.4

6.5

3.0

2.0

0.2

0.3

0.2

4.7

2.8

5.2