TABLE 3

Treatments for greenhouse incubations used in the fractional factorial design experiments (first phase experiments), which were combinations of independent factorsa

TreatmentWateringLightNutrient(s)InoculumCalciumMetals
1++P+NM++
2++NS+
3+NM+
4++PM
5+PS++
6NM+
7P+NS
8+PS+
9+PM+
10+PM
11+P+NM++
12++NS+
13+P+NS
14P+NS
15+NS+
16PS++
17++P+NM++
18NM+
  • a P, addition of phosphorus; N, addition of nitrogen; M, mosaic-like inoculum; S, slurry-like inoculum; high (+) or low (−) watering; ambient (+) or shaded (−) illumination; and additions (+) or not (−) of calcium and metals.