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Table 1 Effect of spent engine oil and mycorrhiza on the number of leaves per plotted maize plant

From: Assessing the synergistic relationship of mycorrhiza and bacteria for the degradation of spent engine oil in maize grown soil

Treatment Number of leaves in maize plant in days
7 14 21 28 35 42
M−C− 3.00 ± 0.01 5.00 ± 0.01 6.00 ± 0.01 6.33 ± 0.47 7.00 ± 0.47 8.33 ± 0.47
M+C 3.00 ± 0.01 5.00 ± 0.82 6.00 ± 0.47 7.60 ± 0.47 10.00 ± 0.47 11.00 ± 0.82
M+C+50 3.00 ± 0.01 5.00 ± 0.47 6.00 ± 0.47 6.00 ± 0.47 9.00 ± 0.47 13.00 ± 0.47
M+C+75 3.00 ± 0.47 5.00 ± 0.47 6.00 ± 0.94 6.00 ± 0.47 6.30 ± 0.47 12.00 ± 0.47
M+C+100 3.00 ± 0.58 5.00 ± 0.58 6.00 ± 0.58 6.00 ± 0.58 6.30 ± 1.53 8.33 ± 1.16
M−C+50 3.00 ± 0.47 4.30 ± 0.47 6.00 ± 0.47 6.30 ± 0.47 8.00 ± 0.47 9.30 ± 0.47
M−C+75 3.30 ± 0.47 4.30 ± 0.47 5.60 ± 0.47 6.60 ± 0.47 7.00 ± 0.47 8.30 ± 0.47
M−C+100 2.60 ± 0.47 3.60 ± 0.47 5.00 ± 0.47 5.60 ± 0.47 7.30 ± 0.47 7.60 ± 0.47