International Journal of Microbiology / 2018 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

Evaluation of Bacillus Strains for Plant Growth Promotion and Predictability of Efficacy by In Vitro Physiological Traits

Table 7

Effects of Bacillus test strains on corn growth in three growth pouch experiments (shoot height and shoot weight data not available for trial 3).

Strain% increase compared to controlx
Lateral root numberRoot length (cm)Shoot height (cm)Shoot fresh weight (g)
T1yT2T3T1T2T3T1T2T1T2

Bacillus acidiceler R2281720027151044184020
B. megaterium R1815020−1041−178013020
B. megaterium R2321740−1023243994020
B. pumilus R1743320−103721028232020
B. pumilus R18317−40−2046−17−4−6−9−200
B. pumilus R190−17−20−1010−4−217−5200
B. safensis R173−170023−188−1127−2020
B. safensis R176−5040−10−10−171022182020
B. simplex R180170−1046−71422132020
Lysinibacillus fusiformis R19833−20−1018−102028322040
Paenibacillus cineris R17733−20−1037−1321113020
P. graminis R200330041−151422184020

xPercentage increase of a growth variable by bacterial treatment compared to the control. yT = trial. Significant difference between treatment and control () according to Dunnett’s test.

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