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Table 4 Effect of fungal infection on the mean numbers of eggs produced per adult female of either Callosobruchus maculatus, Trogoderma granarium or Tribolium castaneum compared to the control

From: Efficacy of Clonostachys rosea, as a promising entomopathogenic fungus, against coleopteran stored product insect pests under laboratory conditions

Insect species Treatment Total fecundity mean No. of eggs per female (±SE)
Callosobruchus maculatus Clonostachys rosea isolate AA80 60.8 ± 5.2 b
Clonostachys rosea isolate AA82 58.2 ± 4.4 b
Control 92.3 ± 7.6 a
Trogoderma granarium Clonostachys rosea isolate AA80 80.6 ± 6.5 b
Clonostachys rosea isolate AA82 88.9 ± 9.1 b
Control 144.7 ± 8.6 a
Tribolium castaneum Clonostachys rosea isolate AA80 24.8 ± 2.9 b
Clonostachys rosea isolate AA82 21.6 ± 3.1 b
Control 44.6 ± 4.5 a
  1. Means within a column followed by different lowercase letters indicate significant differences among treatments at each insect species at P = 0 .05 using LSD test