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Table 7 Effect of the seven biocontrol potential bacteria on rhizosphere soil nutrients of pigeonpea 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 Total N (ppm) Available P (ppm) Organic carbon (%)
SRI-156 796NS 12.22* 0.56*
SRI-158 785NS 8.93NS 0.57*
SRI-178 812NS 7.71NS 0.54NS
SRI-211 832* 9.74NS 0.61*
SRI-229 866* 8.18NS 0.59*
SRI-305 781NS 9.82* 0.62*
SRI-360 870* 11.57* 0.59*
Control 774 7.58 0.52
Mean 814 9.47 0.57
SE± 15.6 0.669 0.012
LSD (5%) 52.2 2.238 0.040
CV % 3 10 3
  1. SE standard error, CV coefficients of variation, NS non-significant
  2. * Indicates significance over the control at p < 0.05