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Table 3 Serotonin effect on radial growth, conidia production and germination of Fusarium graminearum (strain Fg don + )

From: Differential gene expression and metabolomic analyses of Brachypodium distachyon infected by deoxynivalenol producing and non-producing strains of Fusarium graminearum

   Serotonin concentration
      0 mM    1 mM    5 mM
Radial growth 24 h 2.58 ± 0. 07c 2.64 ± 0.11c 2.23 ± 0.07d
  48 h 4.81 ± 0.11a 4.84 ± 0.12a 4.43 ± 0.09b
Conidial concentration (log10) 48 h 5.60 ± 0.12i 5.94 ± 0.04gh 5.95 ± 0.03gh
  72 h 5.82 ± 0.08hi 6.21 ± 0.02ef 6.16 ± 0.08ef
  96 h 5.93 ± 0.07gh 6.26 ± 0.05de 6.26 ± 0.06de
  120 h 6.09 ± 0.08fg 6.32 ± 0.07cd 6.42 ± 0.04ab
  144 h 6.18 ± 0.07ef 6.37 ± 0.06bc 6.45 ± 0.03a
  168 h 6.22 ± 0.04e 6.41 ± 0.05ab 6.47 ± 0.03a
Spore germination (percentage) 3 h 72.61 ± 5.02b 72.87 ± 5.12b 25.42 ± 2.02c
6 h 93.97 ± 2.35a 91.7 ± 2.12a 79.01 ± 1.41b
  9 h 98.55 ± 0.95a 97.35 ± 1.51a 92.81 ± 1.68a
  1. Different letters indicate significance of the difference between conditions; Duncan test, p-value ≤ 0.01.