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Table 2 Quantification of available phosphorus solubilized by P-solubilizing bacterial strains after 7 days of incubation (optical density noted at 882 nm)

From: Integrated effect of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria and phosphate-solubilizing microorganisms on growth of wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) under rainfed condition

Bacterial isolate Optical density pH Available P (µg mL−1)
Control 0.8 6.8 21.5 g
PSM-202 (Pseudomonas) 4.1 3.6 130.1 a
PSM-203 (Pseudomonas) 2.4 5.5 78.6 c
PSM-305 (Pseudomonas) 3.8 4.0 122.0 ab
PSM-307 (Bacillus) 1.5 5.4 28.5 de
PSM-309 (Bacillus) 1.8 5.7 30.2 d
WPR-61 (Bacillus) 1.8 5.6 32.5 d
WM-1 (Pseudomonas) 1.0 6.0 25.2 f
  1. Means bearing similar letter(s) do not differ statistically at p < 0.05