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Table 2 Effect of endophytically established isolates of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae on Plutella xylostella in cabbage (seed treatment method)

From: Effect of endophytic isolates of Beauveria bassiana (Balsamo) Vuillemin and Metarhizium anisopliae (Metchnikoff) Sorokin on Plutella xylostella (L.) (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) in cabbage

Isolate % mortality-2017 % mortality-2018 Mean mortality of 2017 and 2018 (%)
15DAT 30DAT 15DAT 30DAT 15DAT 30DAT
NBAIR Bb-5a 26.0 ± 5.09a 0.0 ± 0.00c 28.9 ± 5.66b 42.0 ± 3.74a 27.4 ± 5.22b 21.0 ± 1.87b
NBAIRBb-45 38.0 ± 3.74a 20.0 ± 3.16b 42.2 ± 4.17ab 30.0 ± 3.16b 40.1 ± 3.18a 25.0 ± 2.24b
NBAIRMa-4 10.0 ± 3.16b 24.0 ± 5.09b 0.0 ± 0.00d 48.0 ± 3.74a 5.0 ± 9.64c 36.0 ± 2.45a
NBAIRMa-35 36.0 ± 5.09a 44.0 ± 5.09a 48.9 ± 5.68a 28.0 ± 3.74b 42.4 ± 9.84a 36.0 ± 4.0a
Control 0.0 ± 0.00c 0.0 ± 0.00c 10.0 ± 3.16c 0.0 ± 0.00c 5.0 ± 9.38c 0.0 ± 0.00c
F value
df
18.026
4, 20
27.484
4, 20
23.530
4, 20
32.962
4, 20
35.532
4, 20
35.787
4, 20
LSD (P < 0.01) 15.456 13.886 17.655 13.258 11.849 9.732
  1. Values in columns followed by the different letter are significantly different with each other according to LSD (P < 0.01)