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Table 3 Germination tests on tomato plants subjected to representative treatments

From: Indole-3-acetic acid production by Streptomyces fradiae NKZ-259 and its formulation to enhance plant growth

Treatment Germination (%) Root length (cm/seedling) Shoot length (cm/seedling)
Distilled water 100 a 4.88 ± 0.0265 b 3.25 ± 0.0500 c
Gause’s medium 100 a 4.92 ± 0.0361 b 4.52 ± 0.0436 b
NKZ-259 cells 100 a 5.48 ± 0.0764 a 5.16 ± 0.0321 a
NKZ-259 filtrate 100 a 5.38 ± 0.0755 a 4.59 ± 0.0451 b
  1. Note: Means with the same letter are not significantly different from each other according to least significant difference (LSD) tests at p < 0.05 level. Data were recorded and analysed after 1 week