Additional file 3: of Tissue specificity and differential effects on in vitro plant growth of single bacterial endophytes isolated from the roots, leaves and rhizospheric soil of Echinacea purpurea

Comparison of fresh weigh (∆FW) and number of leaves (∆NL) increases of E. purpurea (Ep) control and infected plants. ∆FW and ∆NL are reported as mean values (5 plants in triplicate) and calculated after 30 days. Abbreviations: R, root; RS, rhizosphere; S/L, stem/leaves; ns, not significant. (DOCX 21 kb)