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Table 1 Mortality (%) of Spodoptera exigua (L3 and L4) treated with different concentrations of Beauveria bassiana conidiospores

From: Effect of the fungus, Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin, on the beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hübner) larvae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), under laboratory and open field conditions

Concentration/ml Larval instars Mortality (%) in days post treatment
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
2 × 101 L3 0 0 0 0 11 11 15 24 30 40
L4 0 0 0 0 5 6 12 18 25 33
2 × 102 L3 0 0 0 5 15 30 30 50 70 90
L4 0 0 0 5 12 21 26 41 58 78
2 × 103 L3 0 0 0 10 17 32 43 62 98 100
L4 0 0 0 7 13 23 30 51 80 91
2 × 104 L3 0 0 0 16 41 62 80 91 100  
L4 0 0 0 10 30 50 70 80 90 98
2 × 105 L3 0 0 0 22 46 68 98 100   
L4 0 0 0 15 42 61 80 96 100  
2 × 106 L3 0 0 0 30 70 90 100    
L4 0 0 0 25 65 86 94 100   
2 × 107 L3 0 0 0 42 80 100     
L4 0 0 0 30 75 98 100    
Control L3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
L4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0