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Table 3 Median lethal concentration (LC50) of Purpureocillium lilacinum isolates against B. tabaci nymphs 7 days post fungal application

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

Strains

LC50 (conidia/ml)

95% confidence limit

XI-1

3.44 × 108 a

(8.44 × 107–3.67 × 109)

XI-4

3.09 × 107 b

(9.53 × 106–1.99 × 108)

XI-5

4.82 × 105 c

(1.05 × 105–1.80 × 106)

J27

1.76 × 107 b

(5.22 × 106–1.22 × 108)