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Table 1 Management of Foliar fungal diseases on Tomato under protected conditions during Kharif 2017–2018

From: Role of plant growth promoting microbes in the control of fungal foliar diseases of tomato under protected cultivation

Treatments Treatment details Foliar diseases of tomato (percentage disease index) %
Early blight Powdery mildew Septoria leaf spot Yield
Before spray After I spray After II spray After III spray After IV spray After IV spray After III spray After IV spray  
T1 ST with Trichoderma harzianum @ 5 g kg−1 Fb seedling dip with T. harzianum 10 g l−1 spray with T. harzianum 4 times at 15 days interval 6.66 27.38 22.2 38.48 39.22 27.38 14.06 25.9 51.48
T2 ST with Bacillus subtilis @ 5 g kg−1 Fb seedling dip with B. subtilis 10 g l−1 spray with B. subtilis 4 times 10 g l−1 at 15 days interval 14.80 23.68 21.46 19.24 18.50 15.54 13.32 15.54 60.05
T3 ST with Pseudomonas fluorescens @5 g kg−1 Fb seedling dip with P.fluorescens 10 g l−1 spray with P. fluorescens 10 g l−1 4 times at 15 days interval 14.06 14.8 19.98 19.98 20.72 17.76 16.28 17.76 61.57
T4 ST with Trichoderma harzianum @ 10 g kg−1 Fb spray with T. harzianum @ 10 g l−1 4 times at 15 days interval 8.88 31.82 21.46 32.5 34.78 22.2 23.68 22.94 50.28
T5 ST with Trichoderma harzianum@ 5 g kg−1 Fb spray with B. subtilis @ 10 g l−1 4 times at 15 days interval 11.10 32.56 19.24 28.86 24.42 19.24 14.06 17.02 56.73
T6 ST with Trichoderma harzianum @ 5 g kg−1 Fb spray with P. fluorescens @ 10 g l−1 4 times at 15 days interval 11.84 34.78 17.02 27.38 25.16 24.42 17.76 13.32 59.47
T7 Recom. Check (Sulphur) @ 3 g l−1 13.32 16.28 22.2 25.16 32.94 26.29 13.32 23.76 56.70
T8 Untreated control 13.32 22.94 30.34 40.70 45.14 29.6 14.80 28.86 43.13
  S.Em± 0.83 1.57 1.80 1.88 1.63 1.83 0.80 1.55 2.16
CD (5%) 2.53 4.80 5.50 5.70 4.94 5.55 2.42 4.70 6.55
CV (%) 7.26 9.04 11.30 10.06 8.80 11.41 5.91 10.24 15.05
  1. Production of HCN, Siderophore and Chitinase
  2. SEm standard error of mean, CD confidence distribution, CV coefficient of variation