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Table 1 Treatment details for the efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi against Maconellicoccus hirsutus

From: Management of the grape mealy bug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), using entomopathogenic fungi and botanical oils: a laboratory study

Tr. no. Treatments Colony units/gram Formulation Concentration (g or ml/l of water)
1 Lecanicillium lecanii 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 2
2 L. lecanii 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 4
3 L. leanii 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 6
4 Beauveria bassiana 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 2
5 B. bassiana 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 4
6 B. bassiana 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 6
7 L. lecanii + B. bassiana 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 2 + 2
8 L. lecanii + B. bassiana 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 4 + 4
9 L. lecanii + B. bassiana 2 × 108 cfu/g WP 6 + 6
10 Imidacloprid 17.8 SL (Confider®) 0.25
11 Wetting agent (Sure shot®) 0.25
12 Distilled water (sole)
13 Untreated control (no spray)
  1. Note: Imidacloprid 17.8 SL (Confider®) was used as a chemical check. The formulations of entomopathogenic fungi used were L. lecanii (Krishnaprabha verticillium® 80 WP) and B. bassiana (Krishnaprabha Beauveria ® 80 WP)