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Table 1 Bio-efficacy of Metarhizium rileyi formulations against Spodoptera litura

From: Pathogenicity of Metarhizium rileyi (Farlow) Kepler, S.A. Rehner and Humber isolates against Spodoptera litura (Fabricius) and their extracellular enzymatic activities

Treatments Concentrations (g/l) Percent mortality
Days of observation
3rd 5th 7th 10th
M. rileyi NIPHM 8 8.33cba (16.59) 16.67ba (24.03) 21.67dcb (27.51) 33.33dc (35.20)
10 10.00cba (18.42) 23.33a (28.77) 33.33cba (35.15) 45.00cba (42.10)
12 16.67a (23.84) 30.00a (33.02) 45.00a (42.10) 63.33a (52.77)
M. rileyi MTCC 4254 8 6.67cba (12.28) 15.00ba (22.58) 21.67dcb (27.58) 30.00dc (32.98)
10 8.33cba (16.59) 21.67ba (27.02) 28.33cba (31.73) 40.00dcb (39.13)
12 13.33ba (21.13) 26.67a (31.05) 38.33ba (38.17) 58.33ba (48.81)
M. rileyi MTCC 10395 8 3.33cb (6.14) 13.33ba (21.32) 16.67dc (23.84) 23.33ed (28.77)
10 6.67cba (12.28) 18.33ba (24.98) 25.00dcba (29.91) 36.67dc (37.24)
12 10.00cba (18.04) 26.67a (30.98) 33.33cba (35.20) 43.33cb (41.14)
Control 0.00c (0.00) 5.00b (10.44) 6.67d (12.28) 10.00e (18.42)
*CD (5%) (11.14) (8.96) (9.69) (6.89)
  1. Note: Values in parenthesis are arcsine transformation. Mean values followed by the same letter (a, b, c, d, e) in the vertical column are not significantly different at 0.05% level of probability using Tukey’s post hoc test
  2. *Critical difference at 5%