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Table 4 Percent mortalities of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus on the 7th day after treatment with Beauveria bassiana

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

Concentrations(spores/ml) Baluchistan Sindh KPK Punjab
1×106 43.7 bc 45.0 c 50.0 d 45.0 d
1×107 52.5 b 52.5 bc 61.2 cd 62.5 c
1×108 57.5 ab 66.2 ab 70.5 bc 71.2 bc
2×108 65.0 ab 70.0 a 81.2 ab 80.0 ab
3×108 75.0 a 77.5 a 90.0 a 85.0 a
Control 25.0 c 26.2 d 27.5 e 26.2 e
F-value 12.7 28.9 45.1 70.4
P-value 0 0 0 0
LSD 21.961 15.781 15.099 11.992
  1. The values sharing same letters in columns are not significantly different (P≤0.05)