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Table 3 Yield and number of nodules of field pea as affected by inoculation with root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita infection

From: Differential responses of certain field pea and cowpea cultivars to root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita for commercial release

Pea cultivarsYield parametersNo. of bacterial nodules
No. of podsWeight of pods (g)
HealthyInfected%Red.HealthyInfected%Red.HealthyInfected%Red.
Cerdon5 a3 a40.08.5 a4.9 b42.46 a5 a16.7
Concessa3 a2 a33.03.3 a2.8 a15.25 a4 a20.0
Diacole3 a3 a00.06.1 a4.2 b31.19 a8 a11.1
Samantha3 a2 a33.33.1 a2.4 a22.63 a3 a00.0
3374 a2 a50.05.5 a2.2 b60.04 a3 a25.0
  1. Values are means of 5 replicates
  2. Values with same letter for comparison between healthy and infected plants for each criterion at the same row are not significantly different according to T test at P ≤ 0.05. Red.= Reduction