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Table 4 Bioassay evaluation of Bacillus thuringiensis against whitefly, Bemisia tabaci

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 of Bemisia tabaci (mean ± SE)
48 h 96 h 144 h
1 AAUDS-16 21.25 ± 4.27cdef 57.50 ± 7.21g 63.75 ± 6.57d
2 AAUDS-18 3.75 ± 2.39ab 13.75 ± 4.73ab 18.75 ± 5.15b
3 AAUKS-13 0.00 ± 0.00a 21.25 ± 5.15bc 40.00 ± 4.56c
4 AAUKS-9 12.50 ± 6.61abcd 38.75 ± 2.39def 61.25 ± 4.27d
5 AAUKoS-12 25.00 ± 3.54cdef 33.75 ± 3.75cde 41.25 ± 3.75c
6 AAUMS-23 11.25 ± 4.27abcd 43.75 ± 3.75defg 72.50 ± 5.20de
7 AAUMS-8 10.00 ± 4.56abc 28.75 ± 2.39bcd 36.25 ± 4.27c
8 AAUMS-54 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 0.00a 0.00 ± 00a
9 AAUES-6 16.25 ± 6.88bcdef 38.75 ± 4.27def 42.50 ± 4.33c
10 AAUES-36A 8.75 ± 3.75abc 51.25 ± 7.74fg 71.25 ± 2.39de
11 AAUES-69D 31.25 ± 4.73f 50.00 ± 6.77efg 82.50 ± 4.33e
12 AAUES-20 27.50 ± 5.95ef 45.00 ± 6.465defg 58.75 ± 7.18d
13 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