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Table 3 Effect of the seven biocontrol potential bacteria on yield performance of chickpea under field conditions—at harvest

From: Plant growth-promotion and biofortification of chickpea and pigeonpea through inoculation of biocontrol potential bacteria, isolated from organic soils

Isolate Stover yield (t ha−1) Grain yield (t ha−1) Pod weight (g plant−1) Pod number (plant−1) Seed weight (g plant−1)
SRI-156 1.70NS 1.79* 21.4* 79* 15.85*
SRI-158 2.19* 1.79* 28.1* 89* 17.54*
SRI-178 1.73NS 1.92* 18.8NS 68NS 14.08NS
SRI-211 1.65NS 1.78* 18.3NS 70NS 13.95NS
SRI-229 1.82* 2.02* 22.4* 80* 16.41*
SRI-305 1.91* 1.86* 24.6* 98* 18.61*
SRI-360 1.65NS 1.71NS 17.2NS 66NS 13.30NS
Control 1.65 1.63 17.0 65 13.30
Mean 1.79 1.81 21.0 77 15.38
SE± 0.055 0.048 1.00 2.3 0.592
LSD (5%) 0.168 0.145 3.04 7.1 1.795
CV % 5 5 8 5 7
  1. SE standard error, CV coefficients of variation, NS non-significant
  2. * Indicates significance over the control at p < 0.05