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Table 2 Percentage mortality of Galleria mellonella last instar larvae exposed to 38 Heterorhabditids indica populations at 4 baiting times post-inoculation

From: Comparison of virulence, reproductive potential, and persistence among local Heterorhabditis indica populations for the control of Temnorhynchus baal (Reiche & Saulcy) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Egypt

Population no. 1 week 1 month 2 months 3 months Overall average*
20 93.75 62.5 25 6.25 1.875ghij
16 81.25 25 0 0 1.063abcde
46 87.5 18.75 0 0 1.063abcde
15 68.75 31.25 0 0 1abcd
17 62.5 25 6.25 0 0.938abcd
32 87.5 43.75 12.5 0 1.438efg
19 68.75 37.5 6.25 0 1.125bcde
18 68.75 31.25 6.25 0 1.063abcde
35 37.5 31.25 12.5 0 0.813ab
33 100 68.75 31.25 12.5 2.125ij
27 50 31.25 12.5 0 0.938abcd
26 56.25 18.75 6.25 0 0.813ab
39 87.5 50 31.25 6.25 1.75fghi
37/2 87.5 62.5 25 0 1.75fghi
31 81.25 37.5 18.75 6.25 1.438efg
4//2 81.25 43.75 18.75 6.25 1.5efgh
34 62.5 56.25 12.5 0 1.313cdef
5 93.75 62.5 37.5 18.75 2.125ij
44 100 68.75 31.25 12.5 2.125ij
48 56.25 31.25 12.5 0 1abcd
11 43.75 25 0 0 0.688ab
18/2 81.25 68.75 31.25 6.25 1.875ghij
47 87.5 62.5 31.25 6.25 1.875ghij
60 68.75 43.75 25 0 1.375def
40/2 75 25 6.25 0 1.063abcde
41 50 25 0 0 0.75ab
40 56.25 25 6.25 0 0.875abc
21 100 75 31.25 12.5 2.188ij
6 //2 87.5 62.5 37.5 6.25 1.938hij
50 62.5 25 0 0 0.875abc
22 100 68.75 25 12.5 2.063ij
43 62.5 25 0 0 0.875abc
25 100 75 31.25 18.75 2.25j
58 56.25 25 0 0 0.813ab
7 43.75 18.75 0 0 0.625a
38 56.25 37.5 12.5 0 1.063abcde
29 56.25 31.25 6.25 0 0.938abcd
6 75 50 12.5 0 1.375def
  1. *Average number of infected insects out of four; a cup contained 4 insects with 4 cups (replicates) per a population at each baiting time. Averages followed by same letter(s) are not significantly (P ≤ 0.05) different according to the Duncan’s multiple range test