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Table 4 Growth parameters of peanut plant infected by M. javanica and treated with fusant Bas 8, Bacillus thuringiensis, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Paecilomyces lilacinus, Trichoderma harzianum, and oxamyl under field conditions

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

Treatments Fresh weight of 100 pods Dry weight of 100 pods Weight of 200 seed of 100 pods Yield of dry shell of 100 pods
(g) % Incr. (g) % Incr. (g) % change (g) % Inc.
Oxamyl (positive control) 427.1 ed 22.0 372.7 ef 20.1 189.3 l −19. 4 183.4 d 143.2
Fusant Bas 8 583.6 b 66.4 466.7 c 50.4 305.g d 30.2 160.8 e 113.2
Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) 606.2 cd 72.8 420.1e 35.3 273.1 b 16.3 147.0 f 94.9
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Yeast) 482.2c 37.4 360.8 f 16.3 248.9 f 6.0 111.9 g 48.4
Paecilomyces lilacinus 600.3 b 71.1 485.7 c 56.5 253.7 f 8.0 232.0 g 207.6
Trichoderma harzianum 463.1 cd 32.1 394.4 e 27.1 290.5 e 23.7 103.9 g 37.7
Yeast + fusant Bas 8 381.8 ef 8.8 332.5 gh 7.2 213.4 g −9.2 119.1 g 57.9
Yeast+ Bt 483.8 c 37.3 425.9 d 37.3 323.2 c 37.6 102.7 g 36.2
Yeast+ P. lilacinus 640.7 b 82.6 520.2 b 67.6 314.8 cd 34.0 205.4 c 172.4
Yeast+ T. harzianum 900.9 a 156.8 712.3 a 129.5 488.3 a 107.9 224.0 b 197.1
Infected untreated (negative control) 350.7 f - 310.3 h - 234.9 h - 75.4 h -
  1. Each value represents mean of five replicates
  2. % Red. % reduction, %Inc. % increase, % change % change of control
  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