Table 1.

Effect of strain B8 of Enterobacter aerogenes on disease rating (0 = healthy; 4 = dead), and increase in trunk cross-sectional area (TCA, cm2) when applied as a soil drench from 1992-95 under park conditions.

DISEASE RATINGS (0 - 4)INCREASE IN
TCA (sq. cm )
TREATMENT19921995MEANy
E. aerogenes (B8)1.17az0.93 a1.06 a621.46 a
Control1.14a1.67 b1.41 b406.16 b
S.E.0.170.170.1546.75
  • z Means in the same column followed by the same letter are not significantly different (P = 0.05) according to the new Duncan’s multiple range test.

  • y Means of both rating dates.