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Table 1 Mortality % among larvae of the RPW R. ferrugineus treated with different concentrations of B. bassiana conidiospores and resulted pupae

From: Efficacy of the fungus Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin on the red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae and adults under laboratory conditions

  4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
6 × 102 Y 0 4 11 20 44 60 80 100          
O 0 0 0 4 15 30 33 45 45 45 45 0*      100
6 × 103 Y 0 5 12 26 49 65 88 100          
O 0 0 0 4 20 35 46 46 46 46 0*       100
6 × 104 Y 0 8 14 35 50 82 100           
O 0 0 4 8 22 35 45 51 52 0*        100
6 × 105 Y 0 11 29 36 45 66 100           
O 0 0 2 15 30 44 55 56 58 0*       100  
6 × 106 Y 0 44 81 100              
O 0 0 14 20 38 52 65 65 70 0*      100   
6 × 107 Y 0 48 83 100              
O 0 0 18 28 44 60 70 75 75 0*      100   
Control Y 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
O 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0* 0*
  1. Y young larvae (L3), O older larvae (L7)
  2. *Pupated in a cocoon