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Table 3 Effect of FOC antagonistic Streptomyces on the root development of rice at harvesting stage of rice cultivation

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

Treatment Root length (m m-2) Root volume (cm-3m-2) Root dry weight (g m-2)
  0 − 15 cm 15 − 30 cm Mean 0 − 15 cm 15 − 30 cm Mean 0 − 15 cm 15 − 30 cm Mean
CAI-24 3798 375 2087 745 46 396 58.3 2.8 30.5
CAI-121 5859 667 3263 945 81 513 66.7 5.3 36.0
CAI-127 6348 591 3470 1303 81 692 93.5 5.4 49.5
KAI-32 6490 813 3652 1170 84 627 101.9 6.8 54.3
KAI-90 5865 1319 3592 1009 153 581 79.7 9.8 44.8
Control 5776 588 3182 932 81 507 65.0 5.1 35.1
SE ±   121.9 (128.0)*** 81.6***   22.5 (21.3)*** 16.8***   2.59 (2.51)*** 1.89***
Mean 5689 726   1017 88   77.5 5.9  
SE ±   52.3***    8.7***    1.02***  
CV%   7    7    10  
  1. SE = standard error; CV = coefficient of variance; *** = statistically significant at p = 0.001.