S.No.

Treatments

Dose (%) Percent germination Per cent mortality Root*
 length
 (cm)
Shoot* length (cm) Vigour index
Pre- emergence Post- emergence
1. Bavistin 2.0 75.00 2.25 2.50 6.00 6.25 918.75
 

  (60.00) (8.53) (9.10)      
2.

Captan

2.5 68.00 3.00 3.75 4.00 4.25 561.00
 

  (55.55) (9.98) (11.09)      
3.

Indofil M-45

2.5 64.50 3.75 4.50 3.50 3.00 419.25
 

  (53.43) (11.09) (12.25)      
4.

Thiram

2.5 72.00 2.75 2.95 5.25 4.50 702.00
 

  (58.05) (9.46) (9.81)      
5.

Topsin M

2.5 62.00 4.00 5.75 3.00 2.10 316.20
 

  (51.94) (11.83) (13.81)      
6.

Control

- 61.00 14.00 12.00 2.75 1.95 286.70
 

  (51.35) (21.97) (20.27)      

              S.Em+

  1.08 0.21 0.23 - - 10.45

              C.D. at 5%

  3.19 0.63 0.69 - - 30.95
*Average based on 10 seedlings
Figures given in parentheses are angular transformed value
Table 1: Effect of fungicide seed treatment against Aspergillus niger on seed germination, pre-and post emergence mortality and vigour index (in vitro).