S. No. Treatments Per cent
germination
Per cent mortality Root* length (cm) Shoot* length (cm) Vigour index
Pre -
emergence
Post –
emergence
1. Trichoderma viride 71.00 6.60 7.00 4.00 5.75 692.25
    (57.42) (14.89) (15.34)      
2. Trichoderma harzianum 65.25 7.00 8.25 3.75 4.25 522.00
    (53.85) (15.34) (16.64)      
3. Trichoderma pseudokoningii 67.00 6.75 8.00 3.85 5.00 592.95
    (54.94) (15.00) (16.43)      
4. Pseudomonas fluorescens 63.00 7.50 9.25 3.50 4.00 472.50
    (52.53) (15.89) (17.66)      
5. Bacillus pumulis 62.00 8.25 10.00 3.00 2.00 310.00
    (51.35) (16.64) (18.44)      
6. Control 60.00 15.00 13.00 2.50 1.95 267.00
    (50.77) (22.79) (21.13)      
          S.Em+ 1.04 0.31 0.34 - - 8.61
          C.D. at 5% 3.09 0.92 1.00 - - 25.50
*Average days on 10 seedlings
Figures given in parentheses are angular transformed values
Table 3: Effect of bioagent seed treatment against Aspergillus niger on seed germination, pre- and post-emergence mortality and vigour index (in vitro).