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Table 5 Effect of AMF and endophytic Bacillus on growth attributes and yield of tomato under pot conditions

From: Effect of endophytic Bacillus and arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi (AMF) against Fusarium wilt of tomato caused by Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. lycopersici

Treatment details Plant height No. of leaves/plant No. of fruits/plant Root fresh weight (g) Shoot fresh weight (g) Yield per plant (kg)
30 DAT 60 DAT
T1- FM 36.87 ± 2.81a 39.00 ± 4.04bc 21.00 ± 2.08ab 7.33 ± 0.33b 20.54 ± 3.55abcdef 38.70 ± 2.45abcd 0.461 ± 0.00e
T2- GF 34.50 ± 1.32ab 38.67 ± 2.60bc 23.33 ± 2.03ab 9.00 ± 0.58b 16.67 ± 1.44cdef 35.42 ± 3.60bcde 0.500 ± 0.01d
T3- BV 34.67 ± 1.76ab 40.33 ± 2.85bc 20.33 ± 1.86abc 7.00 ± 0.58bc 12.44 ± 1.63ef 39.17 ± 2.63abc 0.449 ± 0.01e
T4- Bs 36.00 ± 1.73ab 37.33 ± 2.19bc 20.00 ± 1.53abc 7.67 ± 0.67b 14.38 ± 2.92def 36.55 ± 1.27bcd 0.455 ± 0.011e
T5- FM + BV 33.00 ± 3.79ab 38.33 ± 3.28bc 21.67 ± 3.93ab 10.00 ± 1.15ab 18.20 ± 2.92bcdef 39.26 ± 1.67abc 0.601 ± 0.01ab
T6- FM + Bs 36.53 ± 1.30a 43.00 ± 1.73ab 20.67 ± 2.19ab 8.00 ± 0.58b 22.33 ± 3.75abcde 30.59 ± 1.33de 0.554 ± 0.01c
T7- GF + BV 34.97 ± 1.58ab 43.90 ± 5.41ab 23.00 ± 1.73ab 9.67 ± 0.33ab 22.74 ± 2.09abcde 45.35 ± 1.16a 0.509 ± 0.00d
T8- GF + Bs 34.87 ± 2.95ab 38.33 ± 3.28bc 21.67 ± 2.73ab 8.67 ± 1.45b 25.95 ± 4.11abc 38.90 ± 2.63abcd 0.451 ± 0.00e
T9- FM + BV + Bs 36.07 ± 2.31ab 43.00 ± 2.65ab 25.67 ± 1.45a 10.00 ± 1.15ab 25.54 ± 2.61abc 45.57 ± 1.96a 0.600 ± 0.01ab
T10- GF + BV + Bs 32.00 ± 1.53ab 37.67 ± 1.67bc 22.00 ± 2.00ab 9.33 ± 0.33ab 21.21 ± 1.86abcde 33.32 ± 1.86bcde 0.536 ± 0.00c
T11- BV + FM + GF 33.67 ± 3.76ab 38.67 ± 3.18bc 23.67 ± 1.45ab 12.00 ± 1.15a 23.37 ± 4.02abcd 36.34 ± 1.32bcd 0.583 ± 0.01b
T12- Bs + FM + GF 33.00 ± 3.46ab 38.33 ± 3.28bc 22.67 ± 0.67ab 9.33 ± 1.33ab 18.76 ± 3.94bcdef 38.43 ± 3.86abcd 0.534 ± 0.01c
T13- FM + GF 32.00 ± 1.15ab 45.44 ± 2.60ab 24.67 ± 1.86a 8.67 ± 0.88b 27.53 ± 2.63ab 40.25 ± 3.00ab 0.592 ± 0.01ab
T14- BV + Bs 39.00 ± 1.73a 37.52 ± 3.02bc 21.33 ± 0.88ab 8.33 ± 0.88b 19.91 ± 1.17abcdef 41.23 ± 1.05ab 0.553 ± 0.01c
T15- FM + GF + BV + Bs 38.00 ± 3.21a 50.36 ± 2.36a 25.33 ± 1.20a 12.00 ± 1.53a 29.76 ± 3.82a 45.24 ± 2.50a 0.610 ± 0.01a
T16- NC 31.67 ± 0.88ab 42.67 ± 1.20bc 17.67 ± 0.88bc 7.00 ± 0.58bc 14.67 ± 4.07def 31.01 ± 2.62cde 0.440 ± 0.01e
T17- PC 28.00 ± 1.15b 32.00 ± 1.15bc 14.33 ± 0.33c 4.33 ± 0.33c 10.66 ± 1.34f 27.40 ± 4.64e 0.263 ± 0.00f
T18- Car. 34.33 ± 2.85ab 41.67 ± 4.06bc 22.00 ± 3.06ab 7.33 ± 0.33b 18.67 ± 4.22bcdef 36.01 ± 2.38bcd 0.463 ± 0.01e
SEM 2.38 2.79 1.96 0.89 3.08 2.52 0.008
CD (0.05%) 6.82 (NS) 7.99 5.63 (NS) 2.54 8.83 7.24 0.024
  1. Values with different letter(s) within a column are significant at p< 0.05 by Duncan’s multiple range test (DMRT), Values are the means (±standard error) of three replicates