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Table 4 Effect of dry powder plant materials on growth parameters of pea plants, artificially infected by M. incognita 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) Shoot parameters       Root fresh weight   Pods weight    
  Length   Fresh weight   Dry weight     Fresh   Dry  
  cm Inc.% g Inc.% g Inc.% g Inc.% g Inc.% g Inc.%
Caraway seeds 48.8bc2 10 17.9d 9 3.4c 17 3.2cd 14 5.8e 71 3.2cd 23
Fennel seeds 50.6b 14 18.2cd 11 3.6bc 24 4.1a 46 6.3de 85 4.1b 58
Garlic gloves 52.1b 18 19.1c 16 3.9b 35 4.0ab 43 7.1bc 109 4.7b 81
Onion bulb 53.2b 20 20.4b 24 4.5a 55 3.8ab 36 7.8ab 129 5.0a 92
Pomegranate peel 56.0a 26 22.3a 36 4.6a 59 3.9ab 39 8.2a 141 5.3a 104
Spearmint leaves 50.6b 14 18.8cd 15 3.7bc 28 3.6bc 29 6.7cd 97 3.9bc 50
M. incognita alone 44.3c 16.4e 2.9d 2.8d 3.4f 2.6d
  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