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Table 1 Mortality percentages of the brown-tail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea, larvae in response to nucleopolyhedrovirus (N = 50)

From: First record of a nucleopolyhedrovirus infecting brown-tail moth larvae, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (L.) (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in India

NPV concentration
(OBs/ml)
Number of insects killed #Mortality (%)
1 × 108 45 ± 3.7 88.89 ± 9.9a
1 × 106 39 ± 3.1 75.56 ± 5.2b
1 × 104 28 ± 3.1 49.89 ± 3.9d
1 × 102 19 ± 1.6 35.94 ± 2.7d
Control 06 ± 0.9 12.00 ± 1.1e
  1. Data are means ± SE. Values within the same column followed by a different letter are significantly different at P < 0.05 (Tukey’s test). #Percentage of mortality was corrected by Abbot’s formula