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Table 4 Influence of soil isolates and salinity conditions on growth parameters after 20 days of assessment on maize plants

From: Maize growth response to different Bacillus strains isolated from a salt-marshland area under salinity stress

Isolate Bacterial name Shoot DW (cm) Root DW (cm) Shoot length Root length
Salinity Control Salinity Control Salinity Control Salinity Control
33 B. cereus 93.25 120.75 170.75 243.25 24.25 28.50 4.75 4.50
34 B. cereus 73.25 93.25 140.75 178.25 19.00 24.50 3.63 6.00
35 B. cereus 53.25 80.75 160.75 305.75 12.75 25.00 2.75 4.75
36 B. atrophaeus 65.75 123.25 180.75 313.25 14.75 25.50 4.00 4.75
37 B. subtilis 63.25 120.75 160.75 273.25 16.75 29.25 3.63 4.75
38 B. thuringiensis 60.75 123.25 160.75 448.25 15.00 27.25 4.25 7.00
39 B. cereus 35.75 88.25 108.25 98.25 9.50 21.00 2.00 3.75
73 B. subtilis 105.75 135.75 285.75 215.75 21.25 25.50 3.75 6.00
74 B. cereus 138.25 103.25 410.75 173.25 28.75 23.00 5.38 4.50
89 B. cereus 83.25 85.75 173.25 245.25 19.00 26.50 4.00 5.25
90 B. atrophaeus 103.25 98.25 290.75 228.25 18.50 27.50 4.00 5.63
91 B. cereus 85.75 135.75 208.25 235.75 19.75 27.75 3.75 5.75
104 B. cereus 45.75 85.75 185.75 235.75 14.00 22.25 3.00 5.00
105 B. cereus 43.25 68.25 285.75 198.25 13.50 20.00 2.75 3.50
106 B. cereus 58.25 103.25 200.75 193.25 13.50 23.25 3.75 5.25
120 B. thuringiensis 65.75 108.25 150.75 210.75 20.25 29.75 3.25 4.50
121 B. cereus 65.75 120.75 130.75 220.75 15.75 26.00 4.75 5.50
128 B. cereus 60.75 110.75 160.75 148.25 14.25 26.50 3.38 6.00
129 B. cereus 60.75 65.75 130.75 130.75 17.25 20.75 3.38 3.88
130 B. cereus 88.25 78.25 193.25 160.75 24.50 20.50 4.25 4.00
146 B. cereus 73.25 85.75 135.75 203.25 19.75 23.50 4.50 4.25
147 B. cereus 50.75 80.75 155.75 138.25 14.50 21.75 4.00 4.00
148 B. cereus 45.75 75.75 110.75 178.25 13.75 23.75 3.50 3.13
149 B. cereus 55.75 88.25 203.25 330.75 10.50 24.25 2.88 4.50
150 Control + 73.25 103.25 155.75 170.75 19.50 30.75 4.13 6.13
152 Control - 0.00 88.25 0.00 208.25 0.00 32.25 0.00 9.00
LSD Value 0.04026911 0.4855884 13.33303 9.250745