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Table 3 Time mortality response of 3rd instar larvae of Spodoptera litura to different fungal isolates of Lecanicillium lecanii

From: Isolation of indigenous strains of the white halo fungus as a biological control agent against 3rd instar larvae of tobacco caterpillar, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Fungal isolates Heterogeneity (χ2) Regression equation LT50 (days) Fiducial limit @ 50% LT90 (days) Fiducial limit @ 90%
L-1 9.83 y = 2.152x − 0.616 8.60 7.92–9.33 17.28 14.92–20.02
L-2 7.57 y = 2.235x − 0.750 8.72 8.02–9.48 17.97 15.38–21.00
L-3 13.00 y = 1.984x − 0.357 8.83 8.13–9.60 17.33 14.94–20.11
L-4 7.26 y = 2.152x − 0.616 8.97 8.20–9.81 18.96 15.97–22.52
L-5 16.05 y = 1.774x + 0.466 7.77 7.08–8.52 18.32 15.44–21.75
L-6 7.12 y = 2.218x − 0.719 8.84 8.11–9.63 18.49 15.70–21.76
L-7 12.13 y = 2.045x − 0.459 8.50 7.84–9.21 16.47 14.36–18.90
L-8 16.81 y = 1.774x + 0.465 7.70 7.02–8.44 17.99 15.22–21.26
L-9 9.49 y = 2.203x − 0.718 8.54 7.88–9.27 17.02 14.73–19.67