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Table 1 Presence (%) of Beauveria bassiana (BbC1) and Metarhizium anisopliae (M150) in leaves of two tomato varieties at different times following root inoculation

From: Endophytic fungi, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae, confer control of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J. E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), in two tomato varieties

Tomato variety
  Matina Harzfeuer
  7 dpi 14 dpi 7 dpi 14 dpi
B. bassiana 81.5 ± 11.7 100 74.5 ± 11.2 100
M. anisopliae 87.5 ± 11.5 100 79.5 ± 11.6 100
  1. Percentages are means of positive scores for three experiments (± SD). Four leaf samples from each plant were taken both from the inoculated and control plants every 7 days and were tested for the presence of the fungi every 7 days. Control plants were negative for B. bassiana and M. anisopliae, and therefore the results were not shown. dpi days post inoculation