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Table 3 Effect of gamma irradiation combined with the LC50 of the entomopathogenic fungi on the percentage larval mortality of Galleria mellonella descending from the irradiated parental males

From: Effect of gamma irradiation and/or certain entomopathogenic fungi on the larval Mortality of Galleria mellonella L

Radiation dose (Gy) Fungi % Larval mortality after/h ± SE
24 h 48 h 72 h 96 h Accumulative larval mortality Accumulative larval mortality deviation from control
Control 02 ± 2.45 06 ± 2.01 10 ± 2.01 12 ± 2.45 20 ± 2.45 e 100
70 Gy B. bassiana 16 ± 2.46 32 ± 2.01 48 ± 2.00 50 ± 3.17 58 ± 2.00 cd 290
P. lilacinus 10 ± 0.00 22 ± 2.00 34 ± 4.01 42 ± 3.75 50 ± 3.75 d 250
100 Gy B. bassiana 22 ± 2.00 36 ±  2.45 50 ± 0.00 62 ± 2.00 70 ± 3.17 ab 350
P. lilacinus 12 ± 2.00 26 ± 2.00 38 ± 2.45 48 ± 2.00 62 ± 2.00 bc 310
125 Gy B. bassiana 32 ± 2.00 42 ± 2.00 54 ± 2.45 64 ± 2.45 78 ± 2.00 a 390
P. lilacinus 24 ± 2.45 32 ± 2.00 46 ± 2.45 56 ± 2.45 72 ± 2.00 a 360
LSD 8.19
  1. Means followed by the same letter in each column represent those that are not significantly different at p > 0.05