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Table 1 Virulence of Beauveria bassiana against Rhynchophorus ferrugineus from Pakistan

From: Virulence of Beauveria bassiana Balsamo to red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)

Provinces LC50 (spores/ml) (95% FL) Slope χ2 df P N
Punjab 1.5×107 3.1×106–4.0×107 0.55±0.11 1.495 4 0.82753 480
Sindh 5.3 ×107 9.4×106–1.8×108 0.27±0.05 1.784 4 0.77541 480
Baluchistan 1.02 ×108 1.71×107–5.06×108 0.27±0.05 2.774 4 0.59633 480
KPK 1.3×107 2.6×106–3.5×107 0.28±0.05 5.151 4 0.27215 480
  1. P-values are based on Chi-square goodness of fit test. P values > 0.05 recommend goodness of fit of the model
  2. FL Fiducial limits, N number of R. ferrugineus used in the bioassay, with the control