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Table 1 Haemocytometer-average spore yield per Mattesia-infected adult, larva, or pupa of certain stored product insect pests

From: Productivity, pathogenicity, host range, and spore mass-propagation of local strain of Mattesia sp. isolated from insect cadavers of certain stored grain pests in Egypt

Insect pestMattesia spore count or yield, mean ± SE, per adult, larva or pupaAverage body weight (mg) ± SE per insect host
Plodia interpunctella larva7.46 × 107 ± 0.83 aSpores(44)6.9 ± 0.6 mg(10.8 × 109 spores/g larva
P. interpunctella pupa1.49 × 107 ± 0.02 bSpores(9) 
P. interpunctella moth1.45 × 107 ± 0.03 bSpores(9) 
Galleria mellonella larva1.36 × 107 ± 0.01 bSpores(8) 
Rhyzopertha dominica adult1.10 × 107 ± 0.01 bSpores(6)1.6 ± 0.1 mg(6.9 × 109 spores/g beetle
Sitophilus zeamais adult1.48 × 107 ± 0.06 bSpores(9)0.8 ± 0.2 mg(18.5 × 109 spores/g weevil
Laemophloeus turcicus adult0.17 × 107 ± 0.02 bSpores 0.1 ± 0.01 mg(17.0 × 109 spores/g beetle
  1. Data followed by the same letter do not differ significantly at 5 or 1% level; Duncan’s multiple range test