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Table 3 T-test comparison between the mean infestations of Earias insulana after using the two fungal after 7 and 14 days at each treatment and control in 2018 and 2019 seasons

From: Field evaluation of two entomopathogenic fungi; Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae as a biocontrol agent against the spiny bollworm, Earias insulana Boisduval (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on cotton plants

Treatment Days after treatments of season 2018 Days after treatments of season 2019
1st spray (July 8) 2nd spray (July 22) 3rd spray (August 5) 1st spray (July 8) 2nd spray (July 22) 3rd spray (August 5)
Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean Mean
7 days 14 days 7 days 14 days 7 days 14 days 7 days 14 days 7 days 14 days 7 days 14 days
Control * NS NS * NS NS
Metarhizium anisopliae S1 NS NS NS NS NS NS
S2 NS NS NS NS NS NS
Beauveria bassiana S1 NS NS NS NS NS NS
S2 NS NS NS NS NS NS
  1. *Significant (≤0.05), NS not significant