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Table 6 BCA-primed tomato growth parameters challenged with Ralstonia solanacearum Rs5 pathogen

From: Endophytic bacteria from Euphorbia antiquorum L. protect Solanum lycopersicum L. against bacterial wilt caused by Ralstonia solanacearum

Treatment Agro-morphological parameters, AUDPC and PWP AUDPC PWP
SL (cm ± SD) RL (cm ± SD) RW (g ± SD) SW (g ± SD)
Control 19.40 ± 0.30b 11.50 ± 0.80bc 0.50 ± 0.10b 0.82 ± 0.20b 0 0
Pathogen (Rs5) 3.10 ± 0.40a 6.70 ± 0.60a 0.07 ± 0.01a 0.62 ± 0.10a 697 100
CBa_RA37 + Rs5 29.40 ± 0.60c 16.70 ± 0.50c 0.48 ± 0.10b 2.20 ± 0.22d 43 20
CBa_BFL2 + Rs5 28.60 ± 1.20b 16.70 ± 1.30b 0.94 ± 0.14d 2.00 ± 1.10c 155 30
CBv_BE1 + Rs5 26.20 ± 0.20b 18.10 ± 0.80c 0.91 ± 0.10d 2.20 ± 0.40d 135 30
  1. SL, shoot length; RL, root length; RW, root weight; SW, shoot weight; AUDP, area under the disease progress curve; PWP, percentage of wilt plant; control, Uninoculated seedlings; Rs5, R. solanacearum Rs5 infected plants without antagonist; CBa_RA37 + Rs5, plantlets primed with Bacillus amyloliquefaciens CBa_RA37 alone and grown on R. solanacearum Rs5 infected soil; CBa_BFL2 + Rs5, plantlets primed with B. velezensis CBv_BE1 alone and grown on R solanacearum Rs5 infected soil; CBv_BE1 + Rs5, plantlets primed with Bacillus velezensis CBv_BE1 alone and grown on R. solanacearum Rs5 infected soil; SD, standard deviation
  2. Mean values within each column superscripted by the same letter (a, b, c, d, or e) are not significantly different (P < 0.01) as given by the Turkey’s HSD post hoc test