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Table 10 Effect of Lecanicillium lecanii on some biological parameters of Neoseiulus longispinosus

From: Lecanicillium lecanii (Zimmermann) Zare & Gams, as an efficient biocontrol agent of tea thrips, Scirtothrips bispinosus Bagnall (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

T. no. Treatment Larval mortality (%) Larval period (days) Adult emergence (%)
T1 Dip talc powder 0.0a 4.67±0.13a 100.00a
T2 Larval dip in spore suspension 0.0a 4.33±0.12a 100.00a
T3 Larval crawl on dried spore suspension 0.0a 4.00±0.11a 100.00a
T4 Spraying of spore suspension 0.0a 4.67±0.13a 96.67a
T5 Control 0.0a 4.67±0.13a 100.00a
  CD (5%)   1.75 5.33
  CV (%)   16.95 2.32
  1. Means followed by similar letters in a column are not significantly different at 5% (DMRT F test, p>0.05)