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Table 3 Mean percentage of mortality (±SD) of Ceratitis capitata adults at different treatment times (h) using different concentrations of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana, and Paecilomyces lilacinus

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

HControl1 × 106
Conidia/ml
1 × 107
Conidia/ml
1 × 108
Conidia/ml
1 × 109
Conidia/ml
1 × 1010
Conidia/ml
Fp value
Metarhizium anisopliae
240.00 ± 0.00a10.00 ± 0.00b2.50 ± 5.00a15.00 ± 5.77b, c12.50 ± 5.00b20.00 ± 0.00c16.5600.000
485.00 ± 5.77a7.50 ± 5.00a20.00 ± 0.00b, c25.00 ± 5.77c15.00 ± 5.77b32.50 ± 5.00d17.6000.000
720.00 ± 0.00a30.00 ± 0.00c27.50 ± 5.00c30.00 ± 0.00c20.00 ± 0.00b30.00 ± 0.00c135.4000.000
9610.00 ± 0.00a32.50 ± 5.00c35.00 ± 5.77c20.00 ± 0.00b20.00 ± 0.00b17.50 ± 5.00b25.9200.000
12015.00 ± 5.77c15.00 ± 5.77c15.00 ± 5.77c7.50 ± 5.00b20.00 ± 0.00c0.00 ± 0.00a9.8000.000
1440.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a12.50 ± 5.00b0.00 ± 0.00a25.0000.000
Beauveria bassiana
240.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a7.50 ± 9.57a2.50 ± 5.00a22.50 ± 5.00b25.00 ± 5.77b17.6290.000
485.00 ± 5.77a12.50 ± 5.00a22.50 ± 5.00b22.50 ± 5.00b22.50 ± 5.00b35.00 ± 5.77c15.1200.000
720.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a0.00 ± 0.00a12.50 ± 5.00b25.0000.000
9610.00 ± 0.00a22.50 ± 9.57b, c15.00 ± 5.77a, b27.50 ± 5.00c22.50 ± 5.00b, c10.00 ± 0.00a7.3430.001
12015.00 ± 5.77a, b25.00 ± 5.77b, c25.00 ± 12.91b, c22.50 ± 5.00b, c30.00 ± 0.00c7.50 ± 5.00a5.6470.003
1440.00 ± 0.00a35.00 ± 10.00c30.00 ± 8.16c17.50 ± 5.00b0.00 ± 0.00a2.50 ± 5.00a27.3230.000
Paecilomyces lilacinus
240.00 ± 0.00a2.50 ± 5.00a5.00 ± 5.77a, b10.00 ± 0.00b20.00 ± 0.00c17.50 ± 5.00c19.2000.000
485.00 ± 5.77a10.00 ± 0.00a, b10.00 ± 0.00a, b15.00 ± 5.77b, c17.50 ± 5.00c20.00 ± 0.00c8.1270.000
720.00 ± 0.0020.00 ± 0.0020.00 ± 0.0030.00 ± 0.0030.00 ± 0.0030.00 ± 0.00
9610.00 ± 0.0020.00 ± 0.0020.00 ± 0.0020.00 ± 0.0020.00 ± 0.0030.00 ± 0.00
12015.00 ± 5.77b12.50 ± 5.00b15.00 ± 5.77b25.00 ± 5.77c20.00 ± 0.00b, c2.50 ± 5.00a9.2000.000
1440.00 ± 0.000.00 ± 0.000.00 ± 0.000.00 ± 0.000.00 ± 0.000.00 ± 0.00