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Table 6 Effect of AMF and endophytic Bacillus on growth attributes and yield of tomato under field 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 20.37 ± 2.43ab 39.83 ± 2.35abc 16.08 ± 1.95bcd 6.78 ± 0.93bc 20.57 ± 3.38cde 39.90 ± 3.49ab 0.609 ± 0.00c
T2- GF 19.40 ± 2.57ab 40.89 ± 2.00abc 17.83 ± 1.88abc 7.32 ± 0.50abc 25.76 ± 1.91abc 35.23 ± 3.17abcde 0.500 ± 0.01f
T3- BV 19.57 ± 2.44ab 38.37 ± 2.61bc 16.33 ± 0.65abc 6.00 ± 0.19c 12.33 ± 2.59fg 31.47 ± 1.94bcde 0.494 ± 0.00f
T4- Bs 20.07 ± 2.38ab 36.89 ± 7.23cd 14.75 ± 3.17cd 7.75 ± 0.90abc 11.43 ± 2.34fg 27.90 ± 4.38de 0.471 ± 0.00g
T5- FM + BV 21.83 ± 1.30ab 41.55 ± 1.39abc 18.08 ± 1.76abc 7.75 ± 0.55abc 23.55 ± 2.71bcd 33.14 ± 2.39bcde 0.645 ± 0.01b
T6- FM + Bs 20.45 ± 2.95ab 41.28 ± 2.47abc 19.92 ± 1.16abc 7.18 ± 0.97abc 18.07 ± 1.92de 32.65 ± 2.46bcde 0.535 ± 0.01e
T7- GF + BV 21.91 ± 1.39ab 38.53 ± 2.55bc 18.58 ± 1.71abc 10.20 ± 1.33a 29.35 ± 1.82ab 39.24 ± 3.53abc 0.680 ± 0.00b
T8- GF + Bs 20.67 ± 1.92ab 39.60 ± 1.45bc 18.75 ± 1.01abc 8.17 ± 1.48abc 26.53 ± 3.13abc 41.23 ± 2.45ab 0.567 ± 0.01d
T9- FM + BV + Bs 20.77 ± 2.13ab 47.52 ± 1.31ab 21.53 ± 0.65a 9.87 ± 0.73a 29.67 ± 2.71ab 44.70 ± 3.44a 0.709 ± 0.00a
T10- GF + BV + Bs 22.08 ± 1.94ab 42.17 ± 2.32abc 18.53 ± 1.46abc 7.30 ± 0.72abc 19.43 ± 2.54cde 35.55 ± 2.26abcd 0.554 ± 0.01d
T11- BV + FM + GF 20.72 ± 2.45ab 41.00 ± 2.40abc 17.58 ± 1.21abc 6.78 ± 1.13bc 24.13 ± 2.15abcd 40.25 ± 3.53ab 0.532 ± 0.01e
T12- Bs + FM + GF 23.53 ± 1.64a 45.76 ± 3.89abc 17.00 ± 1.01abc 7.89 ± 0.0abc 26.76 ± 0.57abc 36.97 ± 1.61abcd 0.612 ± 0.01c
T13- FM + GF 18.44 ± 0.98ab 41.17 ± 1.92abc 17.83 ± 0.93abc 8.31 ± 1.07abc 24.10 ± 2.35abcd 40.33 ± 3.74ab 0.594 ± 0.00c
T14- BV + Bs 19.55 ± 1.49ab 39.28 ± 3.71bc 20.33 ± 1.86ab 9.27 ± 0.91ab 17.34 ± 1.88de 33.47 ± 2.19bcde 0.573 ± 0.01d
T15- FM + GF + BV + Bs 21.29 ± 1.70ab 49.41 ± 2.92a 20.17 ± 0.42abc 10.00 ± 1.53a 31.35 ± 0.77a 45.30 ± 1.11a 0.701 ± 0.00a
T16- NC 22.13 ± 1.35ab 43.68 ± 0.97abc 18.83 ± 1.58abc 7.33 ± 0.33abc 11.10 ± 2.46fg 27.47 ± 4.16de 0.471 ± 0.00g
T17- PC 16.80 ± 1.33ab 29.43 ± 2.85d 11.47 ± 0.74d 6.02 ± 0.35c 8.23 ± 1.80g 25.27 ± 2.71e 0.391 ± 0.00h
T18- Car. 15.51 ± 1.67b 39.05 ± 0.64bc 15.11 ± 0.49cd 6.21 ± 0.32bc 14.76 ± 0.14efg 29.47 ± 3.52cde 0.501 ± 0.00f
SEM 1.98 2.93 1.45 0.91 2.21 3.05 0.007
CD (0.05%) 5.70 (NS) 8.43 4.16 2.61 6.36 8.77 0.019
  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