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Table 2 Mortality percent of Xanthogaleruca luteola larvae by Beauveria bassiana using immersion and spraying methods

From: Pathogenicity of two fungal pathogens on larvae of the elm leaf beetle, Xanthogaleruca luteola Muller (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Concentration conidia/ml Immersion Spraying
L1 L2 L3 L1 L2 L3
108 64.00 a 54.67 a 44.00 a 48.00 a 37.67 a 27.34 a
107 53.33 ab 42.66 ab 40.00 a 41.33 ab 30.33 a 25.33 a
106 42.66 ab 38.66 ab 31.66 a 31.98 ab 27.26 a 25.04 a
105 36.07 b 26.86 bc 27.06 a 26.66 bc 21.34 ab 20.18 a
Control 5.34 c 6.67 c 1.67 b 6.68 c 8.33 b 5.34 b
  1. L1 the 1st instar larvae, L2 the 2nd instar larvae, L3 the 3rd instar larvae. The same letters in each column had no statistically significant differences.