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Table 1 Effect of silicon as well as potassium, sodium, and calcium silicates on linear growth of strawberry black root rot fungi under laboratory conditions

From: Effectiveness of silicon and silicate salts for controlling black root rot and induced pathogenesis-related protein of strawberry plants

Treatment Concentration (g/l) Fusarium solani Rhizoctonia solani
Linear growth Reduction % Linear growth Reduction %
Silicon 2.0 44.5 b* 50.6 38.0 57.8
4.0 21.0 d 76.7 00.0 d 100.0
6.0 00.0 e 100.0 00.0 d 100.0
Potassium silicate 2.0 48.0 b 46.7 40.2 b 55.6
4.0 25.0 c 72.2 00.0 d 100.0
6.0 00.0 e 100.0 00.0 d 100.0
Sodium silicate 2.0 50.0 b 44.4 35.0 c 61.1
4.0 18.0 d 80.0 00.0 d 100.0
6.0 00.0 e 100.0 00.0 d 100.0
Calcium silicate 2.0 33.0 c 63.3 44.0 b 51.1
4.0 18.0 d 80.0 00.0 d 100.0
6.0 00.0 e 100.0 00.0 d 100.0
Actamyl (Fungicide) 3.0 00.0 e 100.0 00.0 d 100.0
Control 0.0 90.0 a 0.0 90.0 a 0.0
  1. *Figures with the same letter in a column are not significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different