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Table 3 Mortality of Hypera postica exposed to GN-23 isolate

From: Efficacy of some local isolates of the fungus Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin on the alfalfa weevil Hypera postica (Gyllenhal) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae, under laboratory conditions

Mortality±SEM* (%)
Doses (conidia/ml) 1 DAT** 3 DAT 5 DAT 7 DAT
1 × 103 1.65 ± 1.25a*** 13.66 ± 0.25b 70.95 ± 1.10b 86.70 ± 0.54b
1 × 105 0.29 ± 0.70a 20.86 ± 0.65b 82.19 ± 0.40b 99.71 ± 0.70a
1 × 107 0.29 ± 0.70a 24.83 ± 0.16b 98.85 ± 1.12a 100.00 ± 0.00a
1 × 109 0.60 ± 1.45a 48.58 ± 1.49a 98.85 ± 1.12a 99.71 ± 0.70a
Control 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00c 1.15 ± 1.12c 13.01 ± 0.22c
  1. *SEM Standard error of the mean
  2. **DAT Days after treatment
  3. ***Means in a column followed by the same letter are not statistical significantly different (P < 0.05)