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Table 1 Effect of some fungal isolates on larval, pupal and adult stages of the spiny bollworm Earias insulana

From: Biological activities of spores and metabolites of some fungal isolates on certain aspects of the spiny bollworms Earias insulana (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Isolate% of larval mortality% of pupal mortality% of adult emergence% of deformed adult
Metarhizium anisopliae s.s.51.67bc7.8785.18b6.94bc
Metarhizium anisopliae f41.67c6.8190.67b4.56c
Acremonium s.s.65a14.4873.89c14.48a
Acremonium f58.33ab13.4071.03c12.71ab
Paecilomyces variotii s.s.50bc9.7686.90b4.67c
Paecilomyces variotii f41.00c9.4087.01b6.27bc
P< 0.0001***ns0.0001***0.0113*
LSD0.0510.29 8.767.28
  1. Same letters means non-significant effect while different letters means significant effect
  2. * means significant effect
  3. *** means very highly significant effect
  4. s.s. spore suspension of each isolate, f filtrate of each isolate