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Table 3 Effects of fusant Bas 8, Bacillus thuringiensis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Paecilomyces lilacinus, Trichoderma harzianum, and oxamyl on peanut plants cv. Giza 6 infected with root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica under field conditions

From: Efficacy of integrated microorganisms in controlling root-knot nematode Meloidogyne javanica infecting peanut plants under field conditions

Treatments Initial pop. 250/g soil Final pop. % Red Root galls/5 g roots Egg masses/5 g roots Peanut production
No. % Red. No. % Red. kg % Inc.
Oxamyl (positive control) 901 a 140 e 91.2 42.0 fg 66.4 28.0 cd 73.3 5.5 e 52.8
Fusant Bas 8 907 a 253 d 84.3 55.0 d 56.0 43.0 c 59.1 7.6 cd 111.1
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) 908 a 256 d 84.1 42.0 fg 66.4 30.o cd 71.4 9.1 bc 152.7
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Yeast) 902 a 352 c 78.0 37.0 fg 70.4 19.0 f 81.9 7.2 d 100.o
Paecilomyces lilacinus 900 a 532 b 66.6 56.od 55.2 42.0 cd 60.0 9.6 ab 166.6
Trichoderma hazianum 904 a 242 d 85.o 36.0 g 71.2 25 .0 ef 76.1 8.3 bc 130.5
Yeast+ usant Bas 8 898 a 239 d 85.00 75.0 c 40.0 58 b 44.7 4.9 ef 36.1
Yeast + Bt 903 a 247 d 84.6 45.0 ef 64.0 27 de 74.2 7.2 d 100.0
Yeast+ P. lilacinus 908 a 255 d 84.2 52.de 58.4 36 cd 65.7 8.6 bc 138.8
Yeast+ T. harzianum 900 a 270 d 83.1 37.fg 70.4 25 ef 76.2 10.9 a 202.7
Infected untreated (negative control) 907 a 609 a - 125.0 a - 105 a - 3.6 f -
  1. Each value represents mean of five replicates
  2. No. number,% Red. reduction, % Inc. % increase
  3. Means followed by the same letter (s) within a column are not significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different according to Duncan’s multiple range test
  4. Initial pop. initial population of M.javanica juveniles, Final pop. final population of M. javanica juveniles