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Table 1 Effect of entomopathogenic nematode isolates on mortality of Culex pipiens

From: Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematode isolates from Turkey and Kyrgyzstan against the larvae of the mosquito species Culex pipiens L. (Diptera: Culicidae) under laboratory conditions

Entomopathogenic nematodes/concentration Mortality % (hours)
24 48 72 96 120
H.b Aydın
 500* 0.00 ± 0.00f 10.00 ± 4.49ef 30.00 ± 4.49cd 36.67 ± 3.35e 53.33 ± 4.23ef
 1000 0.00 ± 0.00f 20.00 ± 0.00de 26.67 ± 4.23d 40.00 ± 0.00e 60.00 ± 0.00de
 1500 6.67 ± 4.23ef 26.67 ± 4.23cd 43.33 ± 6.17b 60.00 ± 0.00bc 70.00 ± 4.49ac
H.b KG81
 500 13.33 ± 6.69de 40.00 ± 7.33b 90.00 ± 4.49a 93.33 ± 4.23a 100.00 ± 0.00a
 1000 23.33 ± 3.35bcd 30.00 ± 4.49bcd 50.00 ± 8.60b 93.33 ± 4.23a 100.00 ± 0.00a
 1500 43.33 ± 6.17a 56.67 ± 3.35a 86.67 ± 6.69a 96.67 ± 3.35a 100.00 ± 0.00a
S.c K
 500 13.33 ± 4.23de 26.67 ± 4.23cd 43.33 ± 3.35b 50.00 ± 4.49 d 53.33 ± 4.23ef
 1000 33.33 ± 6.69ab 33.33 ± 6.69bc 50.00 ± 4.49b 56.67 ± 6.17cd 90.00 ± 6.86b
 1500 30.00 ± 4.49bc 30.00 ± 4.49bcd 50.00 ± 4.49b 100.00 ± 0.00a 100.00 ± 0.00a
S.f Aydın
 500 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00e 13.33 ± 4.23f 20.00 ± 0.00g
 1000 0.00 ± 0.00f 3.33 ± 3.35f 10.00 ± 4.49e 16.67 ± 3.35f 20.00 ± 0.00g
 1500 0.00 ± 0.00f 6.67 ± 4.23f 6.67 ± 4.23e 10.00 ± 4.49f 13.33 ± 4.23g
S.f KG3
 500 13.33 ± 4.23de 33.33 ± 4.23bc 40.00 ± 0.00bc 40.00 ± 0.00e 50.00 ± 4.49f
 1000 20.00 ± 0.00cd 30.00 ± 4.49bcd 36.67 ± 3.35bcd 60.00 ± 0.00bc 60.00 ± 0.00de
 1500 26.67 ± 4.23bc 26.67 ± 4.23cd 40.00 ± 0.00bc 66.67 ± 4.23b 66.67 ± 4.23cd
Control
 500 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00e 0.00 ± 0.00g 0.00 ± 0.00h
 1000 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00e 0.00 ± 0.00g 0.00 ± 0.00h
 1500 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00f 0.00 ± 0.00e 0.00 ± 0.00g 0.00 ± 0.00h
  F (1.25) = 15.50 F (1.25) = 17.15 F (1.25) = 43.74 F (1.25) = 119.94 F (1.25) = 154.12
  1. Values followed by different letters in the same column differ significantly at P < 0.05 according to Tukey’s test
  2. *Steinernema feltiae (Aydın isolate) (S.f Aydın), S. feltiae (S.f KG3), and S. carpocapsae (Karadeniz isolate) (S.c K) and Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (H.b Aydın) and H. bacteriophora (H.b KG81) from Kyrgyzstan