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Table 4 Effect of antagonistic bacteria and chemical fungicide on the strawberry yield in the field

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

Antagonistic bacterial isolates Strawberry yield
Tons/feddan Increase %
Paenibacillus polymyxa 1 17.0a 78.9
Paenibacillus polymyxa 2 17.5.0a 84.2
Paenibacillus polymyxa 3 13.0c 36.8
Bacillus brevis 1 13.0c 36.8
Bacillus brevis 2 16.0a 68.4
Bacillus brevis 3 14.0bc 47.4
Actamyl 3 g/l (fungicide) 14.0bc 47.4
Control 9.5d 0.0
  1. *Means in a column followed by the same letter are not significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different according to DNMRT