S.No.

Treatments

Percent germination Per cent mortality Root* length (cm) Shoot* length (cm) Vigour index
Pre -
emergence
Post -
emergence
               

1.

Datura (Datura stramonium)

65.00 8.25 8.75 3.75 4.00 503.75

(53.73) (16.64) (17.16)      

2.

Mahandi (Lawsonia inermis)

61.75 8.75 9.00 3.00 2.25 324.18

(51.77) (17.16) (16.43)      

3.

Neem (Azadirachta indica)

70.25 6.50 6.75 4.95 5.25 716.55

(56.91) (14.77) (15.00)      

4.

Safeda (Eucalyptus terticornis

73.00 5.75 6.00 5.25 6.00 821.25

(58.82) (19.81) (14.18)      

5.

Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum)

67.00 7.00 8.00 4.25 5.00 619.75

(54.94) (15.34) (16.43)      

6.

Control

61.00 12.00 14.00 2.50 2.00 274.50

(51.35) (20.27) (18.44)      

              S.Em+

1.01 0.31 0.35 - - 9.63

              C.D. at 5%

3.00 0.93 1.05 - - 28.54
*Average based on 10 seedlings
Figures given in parentheses are angular transformed values
Table 2: Effect of plant leaf extract seed treatment against Aspergillus niger on seed germination, pre- and post emergence mortality and vigour index (in vitro).