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Table 2 Inhibitory activity of the crude cultural filtrates of bacterial agents against the bacterial growth of Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum strains in vitro tests

From: Biological control of Pectobacterium carotovorum subsp. carotovorum, the causal agent of bacterial soft rot in vegetables, in vitro and in vivo tests

P. c. subsp. carotovorum Inhibition zone (cm) of bacterial growth
Control Bacillus subtilis Bacillus pumilus Bacillus megaterium Psudomonas fluorescens
Potato strains
Pcc1 0.00 0.90 0.95 0.73 0.70
Pcc2 0.00 0.91 0.96 0.00 0.00
Pcc3 0.00 0.95 0.73 0.86 0.85
Pcc4 0.00 0.88 0.71 0.70 0.81
Sweet potato strain
Pcc5 0.00 0.68 0.70 0.70 0.70
Cucumber strains
Pcc6 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Pcc7 0.00 0.70 0.70 0.65 0.68
Pcc8 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Carrot strains
Pcc9 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Pcc10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Pcc11 0.00 0.81 0.68 1.00 0.70
Eggplants strains
Pcc12 0.00 0.66 0.73 0.71 0.00
Pcc13 0.00 0.00 0.70 0.00 0.00
Chili fruits strains
Pcc14 0.00 0.78 0.85 0.85 0.78
Pcc15 0.00 0.70 0.71 0.66 0.71
Total mean   0.53 0.56 0.46 0.40
  1. L.S.D. 0.05 Strains (I) = 0.02 Bioagent (B) = 0.02I x B = 0.11
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