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Table 2 Mortality percent of entomopathogenic fungi on the larvae 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 anisopliae84.0 ± 2.1095.0 ± 2.30
Beauveria bassiana75.0 ± 2.1287.0 ± 2.22
Bio Magic71.0 ± 2.2077.0 ± 1.10
Bio Power65.0 ± 1.1073.0 ± 1.20
Bio Catch55.0 ± 0.1060.0 ± 1.00
Control6.27.3
S.E (m)2.103.00