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Table 3 In vitro (a) and in vivo (b) seed germination of cultivated rocket, lamb lettuce, lettuce and tomato untreated and treated with Streptomyces anulatus CMJ58I, S. albidoflavus VT111I and S. cyaneus ZEA17I

From: Selection of Streptomyces against soil borne fungal pathogens by a standardized dual culture assay and evaluation of their effects on seed germination and plant growth

  Days of incubation Seed treatment
Untreated control S. anulatus CMJ58I S. albidoflavus VT111I S. cyaneus ZEA17I
a) In vitro germination (%)
Cultivated rocket 6 84.3 ± 4.63a nsb 80.0 ± 2.00 ns 85.0 ± 1.73 ns 74.3 ± 7.22 ns
Lamb lettuce 10 88.7 ± 2.96 ns 90.7 ± 1.76 ns 87.0 ± 3.61 ns 85.0 ± 3.06 ns
Lettuce 7 79.7 ± 2.85 ns 78.3 ± 2.40 ns 81.7 ± 1.86 ns 84.3 ± 1.86 ns
Tomato 8 95.0 ± 1.53 ns 96.0 ± 1.15 ns 96.3 ± 2.19 ns 96.7 ± 1.33 ns
b) In vivo germination (%)
Cultivated rocket 10 65.7 ± 8.09 ns 80.0 ± 1.15 ns 78.3 ± 2.19 ns 58.7 ± 5.36 ns
Lamb lettuce 14 64.0 ± 0.58 a 58.7 ± 4.06 a 33.0 ± 6.43 b 44.0 ± 4.04 ab
Lettuce 10 76.0 ± 1.00 ns 71.0 ± 1.15 ns 71.0 ± 3.06 ns 70.7 ± 4.37 ns
Tomato 10 96.0 ± 1.00 a 97.7 ± 0.33 a 92.0 ± 2.52 ab 88.3 ± 1.33 b
  1. a mean value followed by standard error
  2. b Tukey post-hoc test; mean values in a row with the same letters are not significantly different (P = 0.05); ns not significant