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Table 1 Bioassay of Spilosoma obliqua nucleopolyhedrovirus against S. obliqua

From: Characterization and field evaluation of tetrahedral and triangular nucleopolyhedrovirus of Spilosoma obliqua (SpobNPV) strain NBAIR1 against jute hairy caterpillar

Number of larvae used LC50 OBs/mm2 (6th day) Slope ± SE Fiducial limits χ2 DF
Lower Upper
  1st instar
220 2.93 0.81 ± 0.11 0.032 1.907 0.32 3
  2nd instar
240 5.95 0.92 ± 0.13 2.283 11.205 1.20 3
  3rd instar
300 6.73 0.96 ± 0.11 2.69 13.203 2.32 3