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Table 3 Effect of dry powder plant materials on M. incognita parameters and Rhizobium bacterial nodules number in pea roots system in pots, under greenhouse conditions

From: Application of dry powders of six plant species, as soil amendments, for controlling Fusarium solani and Meloidogyne incognita on pea in pots

Treatments1 (dry powder) Nematodes parameters         Nodules no  
  J2 in soil   J2 in roots   Galls No   Egg-masses No    
  Log10 Red. % Log10 Red. % Log10 Red. % Log10 Red. % Log10 Red. %
Caraway seeds 3.00c2 86 2.11b 64 0.78b 68 0.59b 67 15b 50
Fennel seeds 3.43b 88 2.04b 69 0.59d 79 0.26c 83 15b 50
Garlic gloves 3.43b 63 2.00b 72 0.69c 74 0.46b 75 15b 50
Onion bulb 3.19c 79 1.95c 75 0.84b 63 0.46b 75 12cd 20
Pomegranate peel 3.16c 80 2.00c 67 0.69c 74 0.46b 75 13c 30
Spearmint leaves 2.91c 89 2.15b 61 0.84b 63 0.59b 67 18a 80
M. incognita alone 3.86a 2.55a 1.28a 1.07a 10d
  1. 1All treatments were done with artificial infection by M. incognita alone
  2. 2Means followed by small letter are not significant according to Duncan's Multiple Range Test at p ≤ 0.05