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Table 6 Effect of gamma irradiation combined with the LC50 of the entomopathogenic fungi; Beauveria bassiana and Paecilomyces lilacinus on the percentage larval mortality of Galleria mellonella descending from the irradiated parental females as full-grown pupae

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

Radiation doses (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 20 ± 3.17 34 ± 2.45 50 ± 0.00 54 ± 2.45 64 ± 4.01 b 320
P. lilacinus 14 ± 2.46 24 ± 2.45 38 ± 3.75 46 ± 2.45 54 ± 2.45 c 270
100 Gy B. bassiana 24 ± 2.45 44 ± 2.45 58 ± 2.00 68 ± 2.00 78 ± 2.01 a 390
P. lilacinus 18 ± 2.00 28 ± 2.00 40 ± 0.00 54 ± 2.45 74 ± 4.01 a 370
125 Gy B. bassiana 36 ± 2.45 48 ± 2.00 62 ± 2.00 74 ± 2.45 84 ± 2.45 a 420
P. lilacinus 28 ± 2.00 36 ± 2.45 54 ± 2.45 66 ± 2.45 80 ± 3.17 a 400
LSD 9.02
  1. Means followed by the same letter in each column represent those that are not significantly different at p > 0.05