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Table 4 Lethal time LT (h) for Ceratitis capitata treated with 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)

Concentration
Conidia/ml
LT25LT50LT75LT90Slope ± SEχ2p
Metarhizium anisopliae
1 × 10645.08364.39091.967126.7554.357 ± 0.47017.398.741
1 × 10749.92964.18282.502103.4246.185 ± 0.69828.908.147
1 × 10833.70449.33272.208101.7414.077 ± 0.44712.463.947
1 × 10941.71863.46796.555140.8593.701 ± 0.42413.909.905
1 × 101029.35640.92257.04676.9264.675 ± 0.5307.440.998
Beauveria bassiana
1 × 10675.240100.199133.439172.6885.421 ± 0.69725.201.288
1 × 10750.08479.337125.678190.1373.376 ± 0.42937.434.021
1 × 10856.66983.214122.193172.6704.043 ± 0.50124.617.316
1 × 10931.85853.34489.319142.0453.013 ± 0.37921.962.462
1 × 101023.27141.49874.001124.5472.685 ± 0.3674.9441.000
Paecilomyces lilacinus
1 × 10661.61198.800158.438242.3593.289 ± 0.4707.033.999
1 × 10755.87391.294149.170232.0633.163 ± 0.4368.145.997
1 × 10842.19961.58989.889126.3284.108 ± 0.47510.356.961
1 × 10931.62649.30376.861114.6203.498 ± 0.4836.632.980
1 × 101033.78847.66567.24291.6514.513 ± 0.48816.125.810