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Table 1 Mortality percent of entomopathogenic fungi on the eggs of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, using spore suspension and biosynthesized silver nano-particles

From: Virulence of fungal spores and silver nano-particles from entomopathogenic fungi on the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Entomopathogenic fungusTreated with
Fungal spores (mean ± S.E)Biosynthesized Ag NPs (mean ± S.E)
Metarhizium anisopliae80.0 ± 1.2090.0 ± 2.10
Beauveria bassiana73.0 ± 1.0084.0 ± 1.30
Bio Magic65.0 ± 0.2073.0 ± 0.10
Bio Power60.0 ± 3.1070.0 ± 0.20
Bio Catch45.0 ± 0.2058.0 ± 1.20
Control6.07.0
S.E (m)1.141.98