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Table 2 Analysis of variance comparison of mortality of the third-instar larvae of Helicoverpa armigera Hübner bioassayed with soil isolated strain of Bacillus thuringiensis applied without 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 3 345.68    20,280   
Time 4 6462.96 35.98 < 0.001* 46,021 11.01 < 0.001*
Treatments 5 4930.86 27.45 < 0.001* 104,830 25.07 < 0.001*
Time × treatments 20 714.81 3.98 < 0.001* 11,936 2.85 0.0011*
Error 80 179.65    4181   
Total 119       
CV/GM   61.34/21.852    43.66/148.11   
  1. *P < 0.001 (highly significant) and P < 0.05 (significant); two-way factorial ANOVA at α = 0.05