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Table 2 Mortality and sporulation caused by Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae on Spodoptera frugiperda

From: Endophytic establishment of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae in maize plants and its effect against Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae

Entomopathogenic fungiMortalitySporulation
Mean ± SEPercentage (%)Mean ± SEPercentage (%)
Beauveria bassiana19.45 ± 0.23a95.205.9 ± 0.19b31.00
Metarhizium anisopliae19.36 ± 0.28a95.009.1 ± 0.20a45.00
  1. Means followed by different lowercase letters in the same column differ statically by the Tukey DHS test (p ˂ 0.05)
  2. SE standard error