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Table 3 Insecticidal activities of Bacillus thuringiensis against Galleria mellonella larvae at 48, 96, and 144 h

From: Isolation, characterization, and bio-insecticidal efficiency of Ethiopian isolates of Bacillus thuringiensis against Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and tomato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)

No. Isolates % mortality (mean ± SE)
48 h 96 h 144 h
1 AAUDS-11 62.50 ± 6.29d 62.50 ± 10.30de 80.00 ± 7.07cdef
2 AAUDS-16 52.50 ± 2.50bcd 60.00 ± 4.08de 65.00 ± 5.00bcd
3 AAUDS-18 2.50 ± 2.50a 30.00 ± 10.80abc 72.50 ± 8.54bcdef
4 AAUDS-12 55.00 ± 2.89cd 65.00 ± 6.46de 70.00 ± 9.13bcde
5 AAUKS-19 50.00 ± 4.08bcd 47.50 ± 6.29bcde 80.00 ± 707cdef
6 AAUKS-92 40.00 ± 4.08bc 55.00 ± 6.45cde 82.50 ± 11.81cdef
7 AAUKS-16 45.00 ± 646bcd 62.50 ± 8.53de 67.50 ± 7.50bcd
8 AAUKS-9 35.00 ± 9.57b 60.00 ± 12.24de 92.50 ± 2.50ef
9 AAUKS-13 5.00 ± 2.89a 40.00 ± 7.07bc 55.00 ± 8.66b
10 AAUKS-15 42.50 ± 7.50bcd 62.50 ± 8.53de 72.50 ± 4.79bcdef
11 AAUKoS-12 35.00 ± 8.66b 70.00 ± 9.12e 87.50 ± 9.46def
12 AAUMS-11 5.00 ± 5.00a 10.00 ± 7.07a 20.00 ± 7.07a
13 AAUMS-54 52.50 ± 4.79bcd 62.50 ± 2.50de 82.50 ± 4.78cdef
14 AAUMS-23 12.50 ± 6.29a 27.50 ± 11.82ab 50.00 ± 10.80b
15 AAUMS-16 52.50 ± 7.50bcd 55.00 ± 6.46cde 67.50 ± 4.79bcd
16 AAUMS-8 42.50 ± 7.50bcd 65.00 ± 10.41de 62.50 ± 7.50bc
17 AAUES-6 50.00 ± 4.08bcd 60.00 ± 10.80de 87.50 ± 4.78def
18 AAUES-36A 60.00 ± 4.08d 60.00 ± 7.07de 95.00 ± 5.00f
19 AAUES-69D 60.00 ± 8.17d 62.50 ± 6.29de 82.50 ± 4.79cdef
20 AAUES-20 62.50 ± 4.78d 75.00 ± 9.57e 92.50 ± 4.78ef
21 Control - - -
  1. Mean with different letters in the column indicates the significant difference at Tukey HSD test, P < 0.05
  2. SE standard error, CL confidence limit