Varieties Invisible mycelia 1 -20% 21 - 50% 51 - 70% 71 - 100%
Red beauty 2.00 1.50 1.00 4.50 1.00
Igola 1.50 3.00 2.50 2.50 0.51
Serenut 1 2.50 2.50 2.50 2.50 0.37
Serenut 2 0.50 1.50 2.50 3.00 2.50
Serenut 3 0.00 4.00 2.00 3.00 1.00
Serenut 4 1.00 1.20 3.50 1.50 3.50
Erudurudu 0.50 1.45 0.97 6.00 2.50
Acholi white 3.00 2.00 2.00 3.00 1.62
Totals 11.00 17.15 16.97 26.00 13.00
LSD 0.09 0.14 0.14 0.21 0.11
CV, (%) 20.00 31.11 31.11 46.67 24.44
Scored on 1-5 rating scale where < 1= Invisible mycelial growth; 2=1-20% mycelial growth coverage on the pod shell surface; 3=21-50% mycelial growth coverage on the pod shell surface; 4=51-70% mycelial growth coverage on the pod shell surface; 5=71-100% mycelial growth coverage on pod shell surface.
Table 3: Mean ratings of infected pods sterilized with 10% sodium hypochlorite.