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Table 3 Mortality percent of Xanthogaleruca luteola larvae by Metarhizium anisopliae 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 42.67a 34.85a 30.67a 34.87a 27.83a 21.34a
107 36.00a 32.01a 31.07a 26.67a 23.27a 19.70a
106 33.33a 28.40a 21.53a 25.93a 26.00a 14.93a
105 26.47a 24.97a 21.53a 21.34a 22.70a 16.13a
Control 5.33b 2.67b 2.67b 2.67b 4.00b 4.00a
  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.