In fast growing category, the seven isolates included were AcPb, AcNd, AcHl, AcWs, AcAn, AcBl and AcJg; medium/moderate growing category the six isolates included were AcSt, AcOs, AbBd, AcAb, AcAk and AcLt and in slow growing category the seven isolates included were AcJl, AcYt, AcDl, AcAm, AcNb, AcNs and AcSl.
The group I included about 11 isolates with circular colony and smooth margin, which were AcPb, AcNd, AcHl, AcBd, AcJl, AcYt, AcDl, AcBl, AcAm, AcNb and AcJg.
AcNd, AcHl, AcAb, AcYt, AcWs, AcAn, AcBl and AcJg; good (+++) in seven isolates viz, AcPb, AcOs, AcBd, AcJl, AcAk, AcLt and AcNs and fair (++) in five isolates viz.
Accordingly, in group A the isolates (04) included were AcHl, AcAn, AcBl and AcJg; in group B the isolates (12) included were AcPb, AcNd, AcSt, AcOs, AcAb, AcWs, AcAk, AcLt, AcBd, AcJl, AcYt and AcSl and in group C the isolates (04) included were viz.
00 (AcHl) per plant; however, it was significantly highest with the isolate AcHl (22.