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Table 3 Effect of endophytically established isolates of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae on Plutella xylostella in cabbage (root inoculation 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 0 ± 0.00c 0 ± 0.00d 0 ± 0.00c 0 ± 0.00c 0 ± 0.00d 0 ± 0.00c
NBAIR Bb-45 0 ± 0.00c 18 ± 3.74c 20 ± 4.47b 10 ± 0.00b 10 ± 2.24b 23 ± 1.87b
NBAIR Ma-4 12 ± 2.00b 32 ± 5.83b 46 ± 5.09a 0 ± 0.00c 35 ± 3.32c 16 ± 2.92b
NBAIR Ma-35 30 ± 3.16a 50 ± 3.16a 50 ± 4.47a 20 ± 3.16a 40 ± 2.74a 35 ± 2.74a
Control 0 ± 0.00c 0 ± 0.00d 0 ± 0.00c 0 ± 0.00c 0 ± 0.00d 0 ± 0.00c
F value 61.714 39.828 44.030 40.000 68.766 53.333
df 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20
LSD (P < 0.01) 7.504 13.701 16.105 5.842 9.862 8.132
  1. Values in columns followed by the different letter are significantly different with each other according to LSD (P < 0.01)