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Table 1 LT50 of adult males and females of Ceratitis capitata treated as oral and contact bioassay with Beauveria bassiana BAUM M6-4

From: Pathogenicity of indigenous Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) against Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (Diptera: Tephritidae) under laboratory conditions

Mode of treatment TL50 ± SE (day) Intercept Slope ± SE χ2 (DF = 9)
Contact bioassay Female 14.68 ± 0.27 4.354 3.614 ± 0.42 37.61
Male 10.54 ± 0.24 5.547 4.041 ± 0.53 45.59
Oral bioassay Male 6.54 ± 0.20 5.770 4.959 ± 0.55 47.45
Female 10.87 ± 0.19 7.636 5.130 ± 0.7 27.28