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Table 3 Effect of some fungal isolates on sex ratio, fecundity, and fertility of 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 sex ratioEggs no.% of hatchability
Metarhizium anisopliae s.s.51.51188.2172.19b
Metarhizium anisopliae f51.66193.0474.19b
Acremonium s.s.46.66172.460.79d
Acremonium f50.00171.0163.85c
Paecilomyces variotii s.s.49.98177.6372.75b
Paecilomyces variotii f47.66187.4272.98b
Control49.99196.4190.58a
Pnsns< 0.0001***
LSD0.05  2.16
  1. *** means very highly significant effect