Journal of Pathogens / 2013 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Effect of Commercial Cyanobacteria Products on the Growth and Antagonistic Ability of Some Bioagents under Laboratory Conditions

Table 2

Effect of algal compounds on the viability of some antagonistic bacteria and yeast in vitro.

Algal compoundsConcentrations (%)Antagonistic bacteria and yeast
B. subtilis P. fluorescens S. cerevisiae
CFU (%)CFU (%)CFU (%)

Control0.0 0.0** 157*a0.0142*a0.0
Weed-Max0.5148a0.0157a0.0142a0.0
1.0137b7.4139b11.4135b4.9
2.0125c15.5128c17.4127c10.5
Oligo-X0.5148a0.0157a0.0142a0.0
1.0134b9.4136b13.3137b3.5
2.0122c17.5125c20.3123c13.3

Mean values within columns followed by the same letter are not significantly different ( ).
*CFU: no. of colony formed unit ( /mL).
** : reduction in fungal growth calculated relatively to bacterial and yeast growth in control (free of algal extracts).

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