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Table 4 Greenhouse analysis of plant growth promotion by NKZ-259 on tomato plants after 5 weeks

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

Treatment Root length (cm/plant) Shoot length (cm/plant) Fresh weight (g/plant) Dry weight (g/plant)
Water 5.34 ± 1.86 b 19.53 ± 3.22 b 1.46 ± 0.61 b 0.12 ± 0.06 b
Medium 5.98 ± 1.74 b 20.73 ± 2.05 b 1.83 ± 0.42 b 0.18 ± 0.06ab
Filtrate 7.50 ± 1.06 a 23.13 ± 1.56 a 2.56 ± 0.32 a 0.24 ± 0.05 a
Culture 8.08 ± 1.12 a 24.20 ± 2.32 a 2.63 ± 0.66 a 0.25 ± 0.08 a
  1. Note: Means with different letters are significantly different from each other as determined by least significant difference (LSD) tests at p < 0.05