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Table 9 Effect of Lecanicillium lecanii on some biological parameters of Mallada boninensis

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 10.00a 14.33±3.13a 13.00±2.95a 96.67a
T2 Larval dip in spore suspension 10.00a 13.33±3.01a 13.33±3.01a 93.33a
T3 Larval crawl on dried spore suspension 10.00a 14.00±3.02a 13.33±3.01a 93.33a
T4 Spraying of spore suspension 13.33a 14.33±3.13a 14.00±3.02a 96.67a
T5 Control 10.00a 13.67±3.01a 13.00±2.95a 96.67a
  CD (5%) 15.53 2.28 2.16 15.30
  CV (%) 63.12 7.08 7.04 6.96
  1. Means followed by similar letters in a column are not significantly different at 5% (DMRT F test, p>0.05)