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Table 1 Evaluation of the five Streptomyces strains antagonistic to FOC for their plant growth promotion potential in sorghum under greenhouse conditions

From: Plant growth-promoting activities of Streptomyces spp. in sorghum and rice

Treatment Plant height (cm) Leaf area (cm2) Stem weight (g) Leaf weight (g) Root length (m plant-1) Surface area (cm2plant-1) Root volume (cm3plant-1) Root dry weight (g plant-1)
CAI-24 114 560 5.42 2.28 90 1003 10.2 0.92
CAI-121 122 580 5.55 2.32 80 905 9.0 0.84
CAI-127 100 624 5.09 2.35 88 922 9.3 0.87
KAI-32 124 507 6.39 2.21 82 991 10.5 0.89
KAI-90 130 589 7.03 2.41 78 973 10.5 1.01
Control 86 504 5.06 2.16 76 903 8.8 0.81
Mean 113 561 5.76 2.29 82 949 9.7 0.89
SE± 4.9*** 27.5* 0.471* 0.048* 3.4* 13.9*** 0.42* 0.036*
LSD (5%) 14.9 83.0 1.421 0.146 10.0 42.0 1.28 0.109
CV% 9 10 16 4 8 3 9 8
  1. SE = standard error; LSD = least significant difference; CV = coefficient of variance; * = statistically significant at p = 0.05; *** = statistically significant at p = 0.001.