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Table 2 Efficacy of different concentrations of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema monticolum against larval instars of Agrotis ipsilon in the laboratory

From: Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes against Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) and Agrotis ipsilon (H.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Nematode concentrationsMean % mortality of larval instars at different exposure times
IJs/dish2nd instar3rd instar4th instar5th instar6th instar
 24 h48 h72 hAverage24 h48 h72 hAverage24 h48 h72 hAverage24 h48 h72 hAverage24 h48 h72 hAverage
506.6715.5551.1124.4424.4435.5535.5631.854.4433.3346.6728.1502.226.662.96017.7726.6614.81
10038.635059.0949.2445.4570.4581.8165.902266.6673.3353.9902033.3317.77022.2228.8817.03
20051.1157.7768.8859.2555.5566.6673.3365.1828.8844.4482.2251.85037.7753.3330.37035.5548.8828.14
40062.2268.8873.3368.1477.7788.8895.5587.437.7775.5595.5569.632.2235.5555.5531.116.6637.7755.5533.33
80077.7797.7710091.8495.5510010098.5237.7795.5510077.772.3258.1376.7445.7313.9525.5841.8627.13
16008095.5510091.8595.5510010098.5271.1195.5510088.8811.3561.3681.8151.5113.9558.1381.3951.16
F value35.7253.6715.565.396.83
LSD13.69411.04917.2924.20715.792