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Table 3 Inhibitory activity of the crude cultural filtrates of fungal 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 Trichoderma harzianum Trichoderma viride Trichoderma virens
Potato strains
Pcc1 0.00 0.88 0.00 1.08
Pcc2 0.00 1.01 0.00 0.90
Pcc3 0.00 0.71 0.75 0.73
Pcc4 0.00 0.87 0.70 0.83
Sweet potato strain
Pcc5 0.00 0.73 0.75 0.78
Cucumber strains
Pcc6 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Pcc7 0.00 0.73 0.78 0.70
Pcc8 0.00 1.08 0.81 1.10
Carrot strains
Pcc9 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.70
Pcc10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Pcc11 0.00 0.93 0.88 0.95
Eggplants strains
Pcc12 0.00 0.00 0.70 0.00
Pcc13 0.00 0.70 0.00 0.00
Chili fruits strains
Pcc14 0.00 0.70 0.85 0.80
Pcc15 0.00 0.66 0.93 0.78
Total mean 0.60 0.48 0.62  
  1. L.S.D.0.05 Strains (I) = 0.04 Bioagent (B) = 0.08I x B = 0.15
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