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Table 1 Effect of Lysobacter enzymogenes strain ch3B10 (Ba) and the fungicide Benlate® on the linear growth (cm) of two Fusarium oxysporum isolates after 3 and 5 days of incubation and inhibition % (I)

From: Efficacy of the bacterium Lysobacter enzymogenes strain ch3B10 as a new biocontrol agent on the pathogenic fungi Alternaria solani and Fusarium oxysporum under laboratory conditions

Treatments Isolate 1 Isolate 2
3 days I** 5 days I 3 days I 5 days I
Check* 3.4 a 0.0 9.9 a 0.0 3.5 a 0.0 10.0 a 0.0
Ba (CFU/ml)
 2 × 103 2.4 b 29.4 6.9 b 30.3 2.7 b 22.9 7.4 b 26.0
 2 × 106 1.8 c 47.1 3.6 c 63.6 1.6 c 54.3 4.2 c 58.0
 2 × 107 1.4 cd 58.8 3.0 c 69.7 1.3 cd 62.9 3.5 c 65.0
 2 × 108 1.0 de 70.6 1.0 d 89.9 0.9 de 74.3 0.9 d 91.0
 Benlate® 0.50 (µg/ml) 0.5 e 85.3 0.5 d 93.9 0.5 e 85.7 0.6 d 94.0
  1. *Untreated plates. I** = 1 − [diameter of growth zone in the test plate/diameter of growth zone in the control (check) plate] × 100. Data are averages of 10 replicates. Values, within each column, followed by the same letter(s) are not significantly different at (P ≤ 0.05)