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Table 1 Corrected percent mortality (mean ± SE) in Bactrocera dorsalis maggots (third instar) treated with Heterorhabditis bacteriophora, H. indica, Steinernema carpocapsae, and S. asiaticum at different concentrations and time period

From: Assessment of the entomopathogenic nematodes against maggots and pupae of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), under laboratory conditions

Time (days) Concentrations (IJs/ml) Percent mortality (mean ± SE) in B. dorsalis maggots
H. bacteriophora H. indica S. carpocapsae S. asiaticum
3 50 20.17 ± 2.08f 13.37 ± 1.69f 21.87 ± 1.69f 21.87 ± 1.69f
75 30.36 ± 3.17f 21.87 ± 1.69f 45.64 ± 2.08e 29.95 ± 2.10f
100 69.42 ± 2.08cd 37.15 ± 2.08e 71.12 ± 2.08cd 47.34 ± 1.69d
6 50 45.64 ± 2.08e 38.85 ± 1.69e 62.62 ± 2.07d 47.34 ± 1.69d
75 60.93 ± 2.07d 60.93 ± 2.07c 81.31 ± 1.69b 67.72 ± 1.69c
100 81.31 ± 1.69b 72.82 ± 1.69b 93.20 ± 1.69a 84.71 ± 1.69ab
9 50 62.92 ± 3.30d 50.56 ± 2.16d 77.04 ± 2.16bc 50.56 ± 2.16d
75 77.05 ± 2.16bc 75.28 ± 1.76b 92.93 ± 3.30a 77.04 ± 2.16bc
100 96.13 ± 2.16a 85.87 ± 2.16a 96.46 ± 2.16a 91.16 ± 3.94a
  1. *The numbers followed by different letters are significantly different from each other at P < 0.01. Data are the means of five replicates