Vermicompost concentration (%)  GI (%) Root length (cm) Shoot length (cm)
Control (0) 100 3.6 ± 0.30 4.2 ± 0.10*
S1a (20) 100 3.6 ± 0.12 5.6 ± 0.14*
S1b (40) 96 3.2 ± 0.21 5.4 ± 0.13*
S1c (60) 70 3.2 ± 0.20 4.3 ± 0.10*
S1d (80) 70 3.0 ± 0.10 3.8 ± 0.12*
S1e (100) 60 2.6 ± 0.21* 3.2 ± 0.10*
All values are mean (n=3) ± S.D.
*Significant (P<0.001).
Table 7: Effect of vermicompost S1-amended soil on germination of cress seed.