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Table 2 Toxicity of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Paecilomyces lilacinus to different stages of Ceratitis capitata

From: Pathogenicity of three entomopathogenic fungi against the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae)

StagesLC10 Conidia/mlLC30 Conidia/mlLC50 Conidia/mlLC90 Conidia/mlSlope ± SEχ2p
Metarhizium anisopliae
Third larval instar9.81 × 1042.53 × 1071.18 × 1091.42 × 10130.314 ± 0.0683.2841.000
1-day-old pupae4.09 × 10107.08 × 1046.10 × 1079.10 × 10140.179 ± 0.0642.8711.000
5-day-old pupae1.62 × 1044.83 × 1062.49 × 1083.83 × 10120.306 ± 0.0676.181.995
8-day-old pupae6.66 × 1041.54 × 1083.27 × 10101.61 × 10160.225 ± 0.0692.3751.000
Beauveria bassiana
Third larval instar1.86 × 1055.22 × 1072.59 × 1093.62 × 10130.309 ± 0.0692.2961.000
1-day-old pupae1.06 × 1021.55 × 1061.18 × 1091.32 × 10160.182 ± 0.0641.6721.000
5-day-old pupae2.54 × 1024.62 × 1064.11 × 1096.65 × 10160.178 ± 0.0657.813.981
8-day-old pupae2.61 × 1039.88 × 1071.46 × 10118.19 × 10180.165 ± 0.0673.4631.000
Paecilomyces lilacinus
Third larval instar1.54 × 1062.07 × 10148.84 × 10195.08 × 10330.093 ± 0.0802.3381.000
1-day-old pupae8.46 × 1051.97 × 10187.23 × 10266.17 × 10470.061 ± 0.0812.6891.000
5-day-old pupae3.89 × 1032.35 × 10131.40 × 10205.05 × 10360.077 ± 0.0743.0001.000
8-day-old pupae3.47 × 1052.77 × 10138.22 × 10181.95 × 10320.096 ± 0.0773.8501.000