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Table 8 Marketable yield of parthenocarpic cucumber in different biopesticidal treatments against Bemisia tabaci during autumn cropping seasons

From: Efficacy of biopesticides against the whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), on parthenocarpic cucumber grown under protected environment in India

Treatment Concentrations (ml/l) Yield (g/plant ± SE)
2017 2018
Beauveria bassiana (1 × 109 CFU/ml) 10 2137.5 ± 124.5b 2170.8 ± 57.1d
15 2176.7 ± 58.5b 2235.4 ± 70.7cd
Lecanicillium lecanii (1 × 109 CFU/ml) 10 2150.0 ± 13.0b 2212.5 ± 62.6cd
15 2210.4 ± 67.0ab 2268.8 ± 77.6bcd
Metarhizium anisopliae (1 × 108 CFU/ml 10 2120.8 ± 132.4b 2137.5 ± 49.6d
15 2131.3 ± 130.0b 2164.6 ± 47.1d
Neem Baan (1% W/W) 10 2337.5 ± 57.3ab 2375.0 ± 39.0abc
15 2381.3 ± 61.3ab 2420.8 ± 38.9ab
Malathion 50 EC 4.0 2468.8 ± 58.1a 2541.7 ± 19.9a
Control (Untreated)   1802.1 ± 38.6c 1827.1 ± 61.1e
F values   4.8 12.4
P   0.002 < 0.001
  1. Treatment columns bearing different letters are significantly different from other treatments according to Duncan’s multiple range test (DMRT) (P = 0.05)