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Table 1 The effect of different concentrations of EPNs on the mortality of last instar larvae of P. saucia for 48 and 96 h post application at 25 ± 1 °C

From: Effectiveness of different entomopathogenic nematode species against the variegated cutworm, Peridroma saucia (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

EPNs Mortality rates of P. saucia larvaea
10b 50b 100b 200b
48 h 96 h 48 h 96 h 48 h 96 h 48 h 96 h
H.b.FLH-3-H 26.66ab 100.00a 66.66a 100.00a 86.66a 100.00a 100.00a 100.00a
S.f. Y29-S 20.00ab 80.00b 26.66b 100.00a 33.33b 100.00a 66.66b 100.00a
S.c. E76-S 13.33b 93.33ab 13.33b 100.00a 40.00b 100.00a 66.66b 100.00a
H. i. 216-H 33.33a 93.33ab 73.33a 100.00a 73.33a 100.00a 100.00a 100.00a
  1. H.b.FLH-3-H, Heterorhabditis bacteriophora FLH-3-H isolate; S.f. Y29-S, Steinernema feltiae Y29-S isolate; S.c. E76-S, S. carpocapsae E76-S isolate; H. i. 216-H, H. indica 216-H isolate
  2. aMean values followed by different lowercase letters in the same column are significantly different according to Tukey’s test (P < 0.05)
  3. bThe number of infective juveniles for each larva