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Table 3 Impact of antagonistic bacteria and chemical fungicide on the weight of strawberry plants in the field

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

Antagonistic bacterial isolates Weight (g)/plant
Fresh Increase % Dry Increase %
Paenibacillus polymyxa 1 267.0a 100.0 36.0a 111.8
P. polymyxa 2 264.0a 103.1 35.0a 105.9
P. polymyxa 3 252.0b 93.8 32.0b 88.2
Bacillus brevis 1 250.0b 92.3 31.0bc 82.4
B. brevis 2 250.0b 92.3 32.0bc 88.2
B. brevis 3 250.0b 92.3 32.0b 88.2
Actamyl 3 g/l (fungicide) 220.0c 69.2 30.0c 76.5
Control 130.0d 0.0 17.0b 0.0
  1. *Means in a column followed by the same letter are not significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different according to DNMRT