Table 4.

Pathogenicity of inoculation treatments as measured by percent stem girdling and lesion length (cm).

TreatmentNCircumferential girdling (%) Mean ± SELesion length (cm) Mean ± SE
PathogenicityAlamo/B.S.1038.7 ± 5.7 bz0.7 ± 0.1 czy
G. clavigera1092.0 ± 5.7 a4.8 ± 0.5 a
L. Longiclavatum651.8 ± 7.4 b2.3 ± 0.4 b
Pooled controls828.9 ± 6.4 b0.6 ± 0.1 c
  • z Treatments with the same letter are not significantly different based on Tukey-adjusted P-values.

  • y Mean separation results are based on analysis of log-transformed lesion heights.