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Table 1 Natural mortality rates (%) among certain insect pests of stored grain due to entomopathogenic protozoans

From: Morphological characteristics of local entomopathogenic protozoan strains isolated from insect cadavers of certain stored-grain pests in Egypt

Entomopathogenic protozoanInsect pestNatural mortality rate (%)
Mattesia sp.Laemophloeus turcicus (Grouv.) (Coleoptera: laemophloeidae)2601/2914(89)A
Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)34/71
40/100
17/53
(48)
(40)
(32)
A
L
P
Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)143/339(42)A
Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae)72/775(9)A
Nosema sp.R. dominica83/775(11)A
Adelina sp.Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae)73/275
72/120
(27)
(60)
A
L
R. dominica266/775(34)A
L. turcicus402/2914(14)A
Farinocystis sp.T. castaneum138/275
43/120
(50)
(36)
A
L
  1. A adult, L larva, P pupa