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Table 2 The LT50 and LT90 values of Baeuveria bassiana against Callebruchus maculatus at two different concentrations and temperatures

From: Efficacy of the entomopathogenic fungi; Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae against the cowpea weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus F. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Bruchinae)

Variables22 °C26 °C
1 × 1061 × 1081 × 1061 × 108
LT50 (95% fid. limit)5.87 (5.47–6.32)a4.61 (4.07–5.15)b5.67 (5.35–5.99)a4.07 (3.71–4.39)b
LT90 (95% fid.limit)8.28 (7.5–9.7)a6.1 (5.41–7.71)ab7.15 (6.69–7.93)a5.11 (4.7–5.9)b
Slope ± SE8.59 ± 1.2810.49 ± 1.412.77 ± 1.8912.97 ± 2.11
Regression equationy = − 6.6 + 8.59y = − 6.96+ 10.49y = − 9.63-9.63y = − 7.91 + 12.97
χ211.7752.6316.222.34
df22222218
Heterogeneity0.532.390.731.24
  1. *Means followed by same lowercase letter within a row do not differ significantly at p ≤ 0.05