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Table 7 Effect of Lecanicillium lecanii on some biological parameters of Oligotapygmaea

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) Pupal period (days) Adult emergence (%)
T1 Dip talc powder 3.33±0.12a 6.67±1.17a 14.33±3.12a 83.33±5.23a
T2 Larval dip in spore suspension 3.33±0.12a 6.33±1.13a 15.00±3.16a 83.33±5.23a
T3 Larval crawl on dried spore suspension 0.00±0.00a 6.00±1.11a 15.33±3.14a 83.33±5.23a
T4 Spraying of spore suspension 6.67±1.17a 6.33±1.13a 15.33±3.13a 80.00±5.11a
T5 Control 3.33±0.13a 6.67±1.17a 15.33±3.13a 83.33±5.23a
  CD (5%) 9.60 1.36 1.25 10.65
  CV (%) 124.90 9.20 3.59 5.59
  1. Means followed by similar letters in a column are not significantly different at 5% (DMRT F test, p>0.05)