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Table 5 Mortality of Hypera postica exposed to Hp-30 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 0.41 ± 0.84a*** 62.22 ± 0.52a 78.11 ± 0.11b 94.13 ± 2.44a
1 × 105 0.00 ± 0.00a 56.03 ± 0.12a 80.82 ± 0.68b 95.18 ± 1.78a
1 × 107 1.70 ± 1.74a 60.22 ± 0.52a 99.40 ± 1.45a 100.00 ± 0.00a
1 × 109 0.00 ± 0.00a 66.92 ± 0.33a 100.00 ± 0.00a 100.00 ± 0.00a
Control 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00b 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)