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Table 4 Evaluation of phytotoxicity of MG and degraded product on seed germination and seedling length of Sorghum vulgare and Eleusine coracana

From: Decolorization of Malachite green dye by Stenotrophomonas maltophilia a compost bacterium

Treatments Sorghum vulgare Eleusine coracana
Germination (%) Shoot length (mm) Root length (mm) Germination (%) Shoot length (mm) Root length (mm)
Water 100 ± 0.7a 5.5 ± 0.40d 3.2 ± 0.25 g 100 ± 0.6A 5.4 ± 0.4D 3.4 ± 0.3G
Control (MG) 30 ± 0.65b 1.5 ± 0.52e 0.8 ± 0.1 h 40 ± 0.7B 1.8 ± 0.45E 0.7 ± 0.15H
Treatment (MG + bacteria) 85 ± 0.58c 4.5 ± 0.43f 2.8 ± 0.25i 90 ± 0.5C 3.8 ± 0.3F 1.5 ± 0.31I
  1. Mean ± SD values followed by different letters in same column insignificantly different according to DMRT (P ≤ 0.05)