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Table 4 Effect of FOC antagonistic Streptomyces on soil biological activities and mineral nutrients at harvesting stage of rice cultivation

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

Treatment Microbial biomass C (μg g-1soil) Microbial biomass N (μg g-1soil) Dehydrogenase activity (μg TPF g-1soil 24 h-1) Total N (g kg-1soil) Available P (mg g-1soil) Organic carbon (%)
CAI-24 1715 60 94 2.456 0.133 1.49
CAI-121 3293 65 113 1.992 0.117 1.47
CAI-127 2875 88 194 2.644 0.115 1.52
KAI-32 4020 65 135 2.142 0.122 1.66
KAI-90 2946 62 136 2.160 0.129 1.62
Control 2861 58 111 1.190 0.087 1.47
Mean 2952 66 131 2.231 0.117 1.53
SE ± 150.5*** 3.7** 9.3*** 0.063* 0.005* 0,032*
LSD (5%) 520.7 12.0 29.7 0.229 0.019 0.116
CV% 9 10 12 4 6 3
  1. C = carbon; N = nitrogen; P = phosphorous; SE = standard error; LSD = least significant difference; CV = coefficient of variance; * = statistically significant at 0.05; ** = statistically significant at p = 0.01; *** = statistically significant at p = 0.001.