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Table 5 Median lethal concentration (LC50) of P. lilacinum isolate XI-5 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)

Nymphal instar LC50 (conidia/ml) 95% confidence limit
First instar 4.99 × 106 a (2.25 × 106–1.32 × 107)
Second instar 4.82 × 105 b (1.05 × 105–1.80 × 106)
Third instar 2.85 × 106 c (1.14 × 106–8.42 × 106)