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Table 2 Effect of silicon and potassium, sodium and calcium silicates, and a fungicide on Phomopsis leaf blight disease of strawberry plants under field conditions

From: Management of strawberry leaf blight disease caused by Phomopsis obscurans using silicate salts under field conditions

Treatment Application Phomopsis leaf blight Reduction
Silicon Soil 1.3 c 56.7
Soil+ foliar 1.1 cd 63.3
Potassium silicate Soil 0.8 de 73.3
Soil+ foliar 0.5 e 83.3
Sodium silicate Soil 1.9 b 36.7
Soil+ foliar 1.5 c 50.0
Calcium silicate Soil 0.8d 73.3
Soil+ foliar 0.4 e 86.7
Amstar (fungicide) 1 ml/l foliar 0.6 de 80.0
Control   3.0 a 0.0
  1. Figures with the same letters are not significantly different (P ≤ 0.05) using Tukey’s test