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Table 1 Effect of four liquid cultures of soil fungi from the first selection on incidence of Phytophthora blight of pepper caused by Phytophthora capsici a

From: Multiple resistance-activating substances produced by Humicola phialophoroides isolated from soil for control of Phytophthora blight of pepper

Isolate Inoculation siteb
Upper leaf surface (treated surface) Lower leaf surface (non-treated surface)
Infection rate (%) Lesion size (mm) Infection rate (%) Lesion size (mm)
KVF-1 50 6 b 100 12 a
KVF-2 20 3 c 90 4 c
KVF-5 70 7 b 100 8 b
KVF-6 70 7 b 90 7 b
Medium (control) 100 11 a 100 12 a
  1. aFour leaves were treated with a liquid culture on the upper side daily for 3 days before inoculation on the 4th day on two upper leaves and two lower leaves.
  2. bValues followed by the same letter in the same column are not significantly different using Fisher’s least significant difference test at P = 0.05.