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Table 1 LC50 estimates of different Beauveria bassiana isolates from bioassays against second-instar larvae of Spodoptera litura

From: Molecular characterization of new isolates of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana and their efficacy against the tobacco caterpillar, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Isolates n Heterogeneity LC50 Slope ± SE X2 (df) Limits
BbR1 30 0.07 4735.680 0.214 ± 0.076 0.1968 (3) 2.62 to 45,428.899
BbR2 30 0.13 935.663 0.344 ± 0.086 0.3805 (3) 12.633 to 5794.919
BbR3 30 0.12 5725.680 0.214 ± 0.086 0.3904 (3) 11.625 to 65,197
BbM1 30 0.15 7934.700 0.173 ± 0.074 0.4552 (3) 6.9569 to 77,197
  1. n no. of insects treated, df degrees of freedom, LC50 lethal concentration at which 50% of the insect population gets killed