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Table 8 Effect of three fungal filtrates from Beauveria bassiana, Metarhiziam aniisopliae, and Paecilomyces lilacinus on vegetative parameters and yield of cowpea infected by root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita

From: Evaluation of the fungal activity of Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae and Paecilomyces lilacinus as biocontrol agents against root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita on cowpea

Treatments Dilution Shoot parameters Root parameters Pod parameters
Length (cm) Fresh weight (g) Dry weight (g) Fresh weight (g) Dry weight (g) No. Weight (g)
Beauveria bassiana S 54.3c 58.4b 11.6c 9.5ab 2.7ab 4ab 3.8de
S/2 54.2c 55.6c 11.4c 7.1c 2.6abc 4ab 3.1f
S/4 50.3c 50.9e 10.0d 6.8c 2.4bc 3b 3.0f
Metarhiziam aniisopliae S 57.5ab 62.1a 13.6b 10.7a 3.0a 5a 4.5b
S/2 57.0b 58.9b 13.3b 8.9b 2.8ab 5a 4.4bc
S/4 52.0d 54.1d 9.2d 6.6c 2.6abc 4ab 3.9cde
Paecilomyces lilacinus S 58.8a 61.4a 16.3a 7.8bc 3.0a 5a 5.4a
S/2 52.7d 55.7c 14.2b 7.0c 2.4bc 4ab 4.3bcd
S/4 52.2d 48.2f 10.2d 6.8c 2.1cd 4ab 3.6e
Untreated (control) 46.3f 39.2 g 7.0e 5.0d 1.8d 3b 2.9f
  1. Means followed by different letter(s) are significantly different at P ≤ 0.05