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Table 4 Effect of endophytically established isolates of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae on Plutella xylostella in cabbage (foliar application 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 76 ± 4.0a 12 ± 2.0d 75.0 ± 3.95a 13.3 ± 2.22c 75.5 ± 3.76a 12.7 ± 1.29c
NBAIR Bb-45 72 ± 3.74a 30 ± 3.16c 77.5 ± 2.5a 37.8 ± 5.68b 74.8 ± 1.15a 33.9 ± 4.01b
NBAIR Ma-4 74 ± 2.45a 42 ± 3.74b 70.0 ± 8.48a 48.9 ± 4.46ab 72.0 ± 5.31a 45.5 ± 2.71a
NBAIR Ma-35 78 ± 5.83a 58 ± 3.74a 80.0 ± 3.06a 55.6 ± 3.53a 79.0 ± 3.48a 56.8 ± 1.96a
Control 0 ± 0.00b 0 ± 0.00e 20.0 ± 3.16b 10.0 ± 3.16c 10.0 ± 1.58b 5.0 ± 1.58d
F value 80.714 63.667 27.956 26.758 73.727 75.201
df 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20 4, 20
LSD (P < 0.01) 14.310 12.932 19.513 16.597 12.638 10.293
  1. Values in columns followed by the different letter are significantly different with each other according to LSD (P < 0.01)