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Table 1 Analysis of variance comparison of mortality of the third-instar larvae of Helicoverpa armigera Hübner bioassayed with soil isolated strain of Bacillus thuringiensis applied with 1.0% MgCl2 salt

From: Pathogenicity of indigenous soil isolate of Bacillus thuringiensis to Helicoverpa armigera Hübner 1809 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Source DF Larval mortality (%) Larval weight change (%)
MS F value P value MS F value P value
Replication 3 103.70    2139.6   
Time 4 2888.89 8.62 < 0.001* 36,772.6 2.75 0.0380*
Treatments 4 2740.74 8.18 < 0.001* 23,774.1 1.78 0.1631
Time × treatments 16 398.15 1.19 0.3113 8266.9 0.62 0.8168
Error 64 335.19    13,373.8   
Total 99       
CV/GM   117.69/15.556    72.00/160.61   
  1. *P <  0.001 (highly significant) and P <  0.05 (significant); two-way factorial ANOVA at α = 0.05