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Table 4 Percentage reduction in pathogenic fungi at three soil depths as affected with different periods of solarized and un-solarized soil under field conditions

From: Efficacy of soil solarization on black root rot disease and speculation on its leverage on nematodes and weeds of strawberry in Egypt

TreatmentsSolarized periods (weeks)Soil depths (cm)Reduction in black root rot fungi %
F. solaniR. solaniPythium sp.
Solarized soil31–10727573
11–20626664
21–30455145
61–10100100100
11–20100100100
21–308210086
91–10100100100
11–20100100100
21–30100100100
Un-solarized soil31–10202223
11–2010119.5
21–308118
61–10404641
11–20243221
21–30102213
91–10656866
11–20485244
21–30323533
  1. Figures with the same letter in a column are not significantly different (P ≤ 0.05) using Tukey test