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Table 1 Effect of Serratia marcescens Pt-3 on the growth of maize seedling

From: Dual activity of Serratia marcescens Pt-3 in phosphate-solubilizing and production of antifungal volatiles

Growth parameter Control Pt-3
Plant height (cm) 9.40 ± 0.20 14.00 ± 0.30*
Leaf length (cm) 6.20 ± 0.56 9.55 ± 0.60*
Leaf width (cm) 2.27 ± 0.03 2.55 ± 0.08
Root length 4.78 ± 0.04 4.95 ± 0.15
Number of leaves per plant 4.00 ± 0.00 5.00 ± 0.00
Stem diameter (cm) 0.57 ± 0.01 0.65 ± 0.03
Plant dry weight (g/plant) 0.83 ± 0.00 1.65 ± 0.14*
  1. Asterisks (*) mean significant differences compared to control at p < 0.05