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Table 3 Mortality percent of entomopathogenic fungi on the adults 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 anisopliae65.0 ± 2.0077.0 ± 1.30
Beauveria bassiana61.0 ± 1.2070.0 ± 2.10
Bio Magic56.0 ± 2.2063.0 ± 0.10
Bio Power52.0 ± 1.2055.0 ± 3.20
Bio Catch35.0 ± 0.0048.0 ± 0.20
Control7.08.0
S.E (m)1.942.90