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Table 1 Incidence of fungal species isolated from the tested insects

From: On the enzymes’ actions of entomopathogenic fungi against certain indigenous and invasive insect pests

Fungal species Aphids (N=70) Tomato leaf miner (N=4) Red palm weevil (N=6) Peach fruit fly (N=5) Total (N=85) % Incidence
Alternaria alternata 7 0 0 2 9 10.6
A. tenuissima 13 3 0 2 19 22.4
Aspergillus chevalieri 1 0 0 0 1 1.2
A. flavus 4 1 4 3 12 14.1
A. niger 26 2 1 3 32 37.7
A. rugulosus 1 0 0 0 1 1.2
A. sydowii 5 0 0 2 7 8.2
A. terreus 3 0 0 0 3 3.5
Botryotrichum atrogriseum 3 0 0 0 3 3.5
Cochliobolus spicifer 1 0 0 0 1 1.2
Epicoccum nigrum 2 0 0 0 2 2.4
Fusarium chlamydosporum 12 0 0 0 12 14.1
Fusarium proliferatum 12 0 2 0 14 16.5
F. semitectum 2 0 0 0 2 2.4
F. solani 11 0 1 0 12 14.1
F. subglutinans 0 0 1 0 1 1.2
F. verticillioides 1 0 0 2 3 3.5
Mucor racemosus 13 1 0 1 14 16.5
Nigrospora oryzae 0 0 0 1 1 1.2
Penicillium aurantiogriseum 1 0 0 0 1 1.2
P. oxalicum 0 0 0 1 1 1.2
Pochonia chlamydosporia var. catenulata 0 0 0 1 1 1.2
Scopulariopsis brevicaulis 14 0 1 0 14 16.5
Talaromyces pinophilum 0 0 1 0 1 1.2
Toxicocladosporium irritans 16 0 0 0 16 18.8
Verticillium sp. 7 0 1 0 8 9.4
Total no. of species 21 4 8 10 26