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Table 1 Colony expansion (per day) and conidia produced by different fungal Purpureocillium lilacinum isolates after 7 days

From: Morphological and molecular identification of four Purpureocillium isolates and evaluating their efficacy against the sweet potato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)

Isolate Radial growth (mm/day) Conidial yield (conidia/mL)
XI-1 3.64 ± 0.04 a 3.78 × 106 ± 0.12 a
XI-4 3.09 ± 0.02 b 2.87 × 106 ± 0.07 b
XI-5 3.62 ± 0.06 a 0.88 × 106 ± 0.07 d
J27 3.67 ± 0.05 c 1.22 × 106 ± 0.06 c
F; d.f; P 36.77; 3,8; < 0.001 271.26; 3,8; < 0.001