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Table 1 Two-way analysis of variance for the effects of dark septate endophyte (DSE) and Trichoderma viride (TV) inoculation on plant biomass and morphological traits of licorice seedlings

From: Plant performance of enhancing licorice with dual inoculating dark septate endophytes and Trichoderma viride mediated via effects on root development

  DSE TV DSE × TV
F P F P F P
Shoot biomass (g/pot) 9.31 < 0.001 8.88 < 0.001 4.35 < 0.001
Root biomass (g/pot) 4.25 0.010 6.69 0.001 2.86 0.009
Root: shoot ratio 2.42 0.077 0.98 0.41 5.50 < 0.001
Plant height (cm) 0.79 0.508 4.29 0.009 3.04 0.006
Shoot branch (No.) 4.60 0.007 1.08 0.367 2.24 0.034
Leaf number (No.) 3.10 0.035 2.92 0.043 1.96 0.065
Root length (cm) 7.23 < 0.001 9.38 < 0.001 2.09 0.048
Root diameter (mm) 4.84 0.006 7.36 < 0.001 1.89 0.075
Root surface area (cm2) 1.21 0.315 4.56 0.007 2.39 0.025
  1. Significant P-values are in bold