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Table 1 Vegetative parameters of beetroot plants treated with potential defence elicitors and inoculated with Meloidogyne javanica

From: Mineral composition of beetroot treated with potential elicitors and inoculated with Meloidogyne javanica

Treatments Shoot height (cm) Root mass (g)
− Mj  + Mj − Mj  + Mj
Control 27.30 aA 25.06 bA 2.69 bA 2.37 bA
MOS 25.46 aA 25.14 bA 2.23 bB 4.08 aA
Citrus biomass 25.60 aA 25.80 abA 3.97 aA 4.26 aA
ASM 21.10 bB 28.08 aA 2.76 bB 3.94 aA
CV (%) 8.45 20.68
  1. Means within columns followed by different lowercase letters and means within rows followed by different uppercase letters do not differ significantly by Fisher’s least significant difference test (p ≤ 0.05). CV, coefficient of variation; − , absence of nematodes; + , presence of nematodes