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Table 4 Effect of soil application with Trichoderma spp. and seed coating with thiophanate-methyl employed either alone or in combination on growth parameters and yield components of dry bean grown under field condition

From: Field application of Trichoderma spp. combined with thiophanate-methyl for controlling Fusarium solani and Fusarium oxysporum in dry bean

Treatment Season 2015
Shoot fresh weight (g) No. of Branches/plant No. of pods/plant Pod weight (g) Weight of 100 seeds (g) Seed weight (g)
 Thiophanate-methyl + T. harzianum 24.5 ab 3.6 ab 6.2 c 2.99 c 38.40 d 0.38 d
 Thiophanate-methyl + T. viride 22.1 ab 3.4 abc 8.2 b 3.44 b 44.16 a 0.44 a
 Thiophanate-methyl + T. virens 28.8 a 4.2 a 9.0 a 3.35 a 44.14 a 0.44 a
T. harzianum 14.0 cd 2.2 c 6.2 c 2.23 f 34.93 e 0.35 e
T. viride 20.4 bc 4.0 a 5.8 c 2.47 e 40.35 c 0.40 c
T. virens 21.5 ab 3.0 abc 5.8 c 2.85 d 43.41 b 0.43 b
 Thiophanate-methyl 11.8 d 2.7 bc 2.9 d 1.88 g 31.22 f 0.31 f
 Control 10.8 d 2.1 c 2.7 d 1.32 h 27.28 g 0.27 g
Treatment Season 2016
Shoot fresh weight (g) No. of Branches/plant No. of pods/plant Pod weight (g) Weight of 100 seeds (g) Seed weight (g)
 Thiophanate-methyl + T. harzianum 32.8 b 4.6 ab 8.8 b 3.14 b 43.99 c 0.44 c
 Thiophanate-methyl + T. viride 37.6 ab 5.2 a 9.2 b 3.07 c 50.11 b 0.50 b
 Thiophanate-methyl + T. virens 45.6 a 5.2 a 12.0 a 3.25 a 50.50 a 0.51 a
T. harzianum 17.5 c 3.4 bcd 9.1 b 1.96 f 37.24 f 0.37 e
T. viride 18.3 c 3.0 cd 7.6 c 2.58 d 41.41 d 0.41 d
T. virens 23.4 c 4.0 abc 6.5 d 2.19 e 38.90 e 0.39 d
 Thiophanate-methyl 14.4 c 2.8 cd 2.8 e 1.99 g 30.71 g 0.31 f
 Control 14.0 c 2.0 d 2.6 e 1.42 h 28.56 h 0.29 g
  1. The same letter after means in each column is not significantly different according to Duncan’s multiple range test (P = 0.05)