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Table 2 Compatibility of Beauveria bassiana with various additives on 10th day after inoculation

From: In vitro evaluation for compatibility of additives with Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin

Trt. codes Additives (Factor A) Performance of B. bassiana in different additives at 3 different concentrations
Concentrations % (Factor B)
Radial growth (mm) Growth inhibition (%)a Mean spore count (1 × 108 spores ml−1)b
0.1 0.5 1.0 Mean 0.1 0.5 1.0 Mean 0.1 0.5 1.0 Mean
T1 Tween-20 43.67 44.96 42.51 43.71 47.91 (43.77) 46.38 (42.91) 49.33 (44.60) 47.87 (43.76) 1.67 (1.46) 2.00 (1.56) 1.00 (1.17) 1.56 (1.43)
T2 Tween-40 34.00 32.92 30.49 32.47 59.45 (50.43) 60.74 (51.20) 63.60 (52.87) 61.26 (51.50) 1.00 (1.17) 1.33 (1.34) 0.67 (1.05) 1.00 (1.22)
T3 Tween-60 39.91 40.33 39.23 39.82 52.44 (46.39) 51.95 (46.09) 53.22 (46.82) 52.54 (46.43) 2.33 (1.68) 1.67 (1.46) 1.00 (1.22) 1.67 (1.46)
T4 Tween-80 50.07 51.49 49.03 50.20 40.30 (39.35) 38.58 (38.16) 41.58 (40.14) 40.16 (39.29) 4.00 (2.11) 4.33 (2.20) 1.67 (1.46) 3.44 (1.96)
T5 Glycerol 52.23 52.93 50.32 51.83 37.72 (37.84) 36.87 (37.32) 40.08 (39.25) 38.22 (38.15) 3.00 (1.86) 3.33 (1.95) 2.00 (1.58) 2.78 (1.80)
T6 Triton-X 27.92 23.69 17.42 23.01 66.72 (54.76) 71.73 (57.86) 79.27 (62.90) 72.58 (58.50) 1.00 (1.17) 1.00 (1.17) 0.33 (0.88) 0.89 (1.16)
T7 Neem oil 31.17 24.67 15.86 23.90 62.87 (52.44) 70.56 (57.14) 81.18 (64.32) 71.54 (57.92) 3.00 (1.86) 3.00 (1.86) 0.67 (1.05) 2.22 (1.61)
T8 Pongamia oil 26.03 23.97 12.94 20.98 69.02 (56.16) 71.39 (57.71) 84.54 (66.89) 74.98 (60.20) 2.67 (1.77) 2.33 (1.68) 0.33 (0.88) 1.78 (1.46)
T9 Sunflower oil 64.15 55.45 45.78 55.13 23.48 (28.84) 33.98 (35.60) 45.42 (42.35) 34.29 (35.63) 2.00 (1.56) 2.00 (1.56) 1.00 (1.17) 1.78 (1.50)
T10 Kaolite 66.90 73.83 66.48 69.07 20.28 (26.70) 11.97 (19.74) 20.69 (26.82) 17.65 (24.63) 2.67 (1.74) 3.67 (2.04) 2.33 (1.68) 2.89 (1.83)
T11 Silica gel 65.20 68.33 62.07 65.20 22.25 (27.97) 18.52 (25.37) 25.98 (30.56) 22.25 (28.06) 2.67 (1.77) 3.33 (1.93) 1.33 (1.34) 2.44 (1.70)
T12 CMC 73.25 76.93 81.29 77.16 12.69 (20.72) 8.28 (16.29) 3.13 (9.34) 8.03 (15.86) 4.67 (2.26) 5.67 (2.48) 3.67 (2.04) 4.67 (2.27)
T13 Control 83.95 83.95 83.95 83.95 5.33 (2.41) 5.33 (2.41) 4.67 (2.27) 5.22 (2.39)
  Mean 50.64 50.27 45.95   42.93 (40.44) 43.41 (40.45) 49.00 (43.90)   5.33 (2.41) 5.33 (2.41) 5.33 (2.41)  
  SEm± 0.80 0.89 0.91 1.53 0.83 1.01 0.95 1.31 0.10 0.09 0.09 0.09
CD at 5% 1.67 1.84 1.88 3.16 1.73 2.10 1.98 2.71 0.20 0.18 0.18 0.20
Analyzed data for interactions
   SEm± CD (P = 0.05) SEm± CD (P = 0.05) SEm± CD (P = 0.05)
Factor A 0.87 2.44 0.93 2.64 0.09 0.25
Factor B 0.41 1.18 0.47 1.32 0.04 0.12
Factor A + B 1.50 4.23 1.62 4.58 0.15 NS
  1. aArcsine transformed values
  2. bSquare root transformed values (x + 0.5)