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Table 1 Reduction in the growth area of the strawberry black root rot-causal fungi as affected by six bacterial isolates

From: Native bacteria for field biocontrol of black root rot in Egyptian strawberry

Bacterial isolates Means of fungal growth area (cm2)
Fusarium solani Reduction % Rhizoctonia solani Reduction % Macrophomina phaseolina Reduction %
Paenibacillus polymyxa 1 15.0d 74.4 10.0c 84.2 12.0c 81.1
P. polymyxa 2 14.0d 78.0 12.0c 81.1 11.0c 82.7
P. polymyxa 3 22.0c 65.4 31.0b 51.3 30.0b 52.3
Bacillus brevis 1 22.0c 65.4 33.0b 48.1 32.0b 49.7
B. brevis 2 15.0d 74.4 15.0c 76.4 13.0c 79.6
B. brevis 3 31.0b 51.3 28.0b 56.0 30.0b 52.3
Control 63.6a 0.0 63.6a 0.0 63.6a 0.0
  1. *Means in a column followed by the same letter are not significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different according to DNMRT