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Table 2 Management of Foliar fungal diseases on Tomato under protected conditions during Kharif 2018–2019

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 IV spray t/ha
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 13.12 22.46 28.10 38.40 40.10 19.23 32.40 48.51
T2 ST with Bacillus subtilis @ 5 g kg−1 seedling dip, spray with B. subtilis 4times 10 g l−1 at 15 days interval 15.20 22.18 24.10 22.10 22.31 12.10 23.16 58.61
T3 ST with Pseudomonas fluorescens @ 5 g kg−1 Fb seedling dip with P. fluorescens @10 g l−1 4 times at 15 days interval 15.81 23.90 25.16 24.10 22.60 13.19 26.40 57.84
T4 ST with Trichoderma harzianum @ 5 g kg−1 Fb spray with T. harzianum @ 10 g l−1 4 times 12.84 21.18 23.40 27.31 34.42 20.19 32.10 50.16
T5 ST with Trichoderma harzianum @ 5 g kg−1 spray with B. subtilis @ 10 g l−1 4 times 13.45 26.29 31.18 28.10 25.13 16.21 24.78 53.40
T6 ST with Trichoderma harzianum @ 5 g kg−1 spray with P. fluorescens @ 10 g l−1 4 times 13.29 23.16 29.19 27.33 26.15 17.23 24.12 54.34
T7 Recom. Check (Sulphur) @ 3 g l−1 15.32 29.74 32.10 34.19 39.41 19.13 36.16 51.10
T8 Untreated Control 14.98 26.19 36.30 48.45 53.15 23.61 41.42 39.22
  S.Em+ 0.94 1.89 1.80 2.10 1.74 1.93 1.55 1.85
  CD (5%) 2.82 5.60 5.50 6.27 5.27 5.52 4.50 5.41
  CV (%) 9.30 10.24 11.30 12.06 9.80 12.41 10.20 8.98
  1. SEm standard error of mean, CD confidence distribution, CV coefficient of variation