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Table 1 Mortality percentage of the last instar Galleria mellonella larvae exposed to the different concentrations of Heterorhabditis zealandica and Beauveria bassiana in response assay

From: Dual application of entomopathogenic nematodes and fungi on immune and antioxidant enzymes of the greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella L.

Heterorhabditis zealandica Beauveria bassiana
Concentrations (IJs/200 g soil) Mean mortality (%) Control mortality (%) LC50 Slope Concentration (conidia/ml) Mean mortality (%) Control mortality (%) LC50 Slope
5 40.00a 0.0 6.438 1.790 10 26.67a 13.33 309.77 0.452
10 66.67b 102 35.29ab
20 80 bd 103 66.67bc
40 86.67cd 104 73.33cd
80 93.33cd 105 86.67d
  1. Mortality values within the column followed by the same letter are not significantly different (Duncan’ s test, p > 0.05)