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Table 4 Effects of certain treatments on growth parameters of sunflower plants against powdery mildew disease during 2019 and 2020 seasons

From: Biological control of Golovinomyces cichoracearum, the causal pathogen of sunflower powdery mildew

Treatment Plant height (Cm) Head diameter (cm) Stem girth (cm) Number of leaves
2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020 2019 2020
Bacillus subtilis 221.0 215.2 25.1 22.0 2.9 2.6 37.3 34.6
Bacillus pumilus 208.0 201.4 23.3 21.0 2.6 2.4 35.6 31.0
Trichoderma harzianum 230.0 222.0 26.3 23.3 3.0 2.9 40.5 36.0
Trichoderma viride 190.6 181.6 22.9 19.0 2.4 2.1 32.1 29.0
Trichoderma koningii 240.0 235.1 27.1 24.0 3.2 3.0 41.0 38.0
Vectra 10% SC 255.6 251.1 29.3 28.1 3.3 3.2 40.3 41.0
Control 168.3 171.6 19.6 17.9 2.0 1.8 25.4 22.0
LSD0.05 of interaction (treatment * years) 7.64 2.67 0.43 2.53