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Table 2 Production of different Heterorhabditis sp. strains (TAN5 and PGN6) in full-grown Galleria mellonella larvae

From: Efficacy of the entomopathogenic nematode isolates against Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval) and Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Con./larvae (IJs/larvae)   Production t test values Significance level < 0.05
TAN5 PGN6
1 Mean ± S.E. (IJs ± S.E.) 30,947 ± 1817.89 28,242 ± 2072.97 0.9794 N.S.
2 47,455 ± 2271.51 43,328 ± 2546.44 1.2076 N.S.
4 65,912 ± 3403.01 64,900 ± 2753.66 0.2308 N.S.
8 89,696 ± 3021.32 84,740 ± 3027.05 1.1568 N.S.
16 140,402 ± 7920.63 136,360 ± 8259.02 0.3526 N.S.