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Table 4 Effect of silicon as well as potassium, sodium, and calcium silicates on strawberry fruit yield under field conditions

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

Treatment Application Yield (tons/feddan) Increase %
Silicon Soil 8.2 d* 17.1
Soil+ foliar 9.8 b 40.0
Potassium silicate Soil 10.0 b 42.9
Soil+ foliar 12.4 a 77.1
Sodium silicate Soil 8.0 d 14.3
Soil+ foliar 9.5 cb 35.7
Calcium silicate Soil 10.2 b 45.7
Soil+ foliar 12.1 a 72.8
Actamyl 3 g/L
(Fungicide)
Soil 10.0 b 42.9
Soil+ foliar 10.0 b 42.9
Control   7.0 d 0.0
  1. *Figures with the same letter are not significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different