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Table 6 Mortality of Hypera postica exposed to Hp-6 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 ± 0.84ab*** 52.01 ± 0.49b 86.34 ± 0.25b 99.59 ± 0.84a
1 × 105 0.00 ± 0.00b 59.68 ± 0.34ab 86.99 ± 0.22b 97.43 ± 1.25a
1 × 107 4.53 ± 1.12a 68.72 ± 0.48a 99.71 ± 0.70a 100.00 ± 0.00a
1 × 109 2.57 ± 1.25ab 72.08 ± 0.48a 100.00 ± 0.00a 100.00 ± 0.00a
Control 0.00 ± 0.00b 0.00 ± 0.00c 1.15 ± 1.12c 13.01 ± 0.22b
  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)