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Table 2 Entomopathogenic fungi on thrips population reduction percentage on Phulkara onion variety during 2020

From: Effect of entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae, on Thrips tabaci Lindeman (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) populations in different onion cultivars

Treatments (conidia/ml) Reduction (%) of onion thrips
(3rd day) (5th day) (7th day) (10th day)
Metarhizium anisopliae 108 24.08b 31.21b 44.4b 60.01ab
M. anisopliae 109 25.10b 36.60b 56.43a 67.55ab
M. anisopliae 1010 18.32b 38.67b 58.1a 69.52ab
M. anisopliae 1011 21.47b 40.19b 65.63a 71.76ab
Beauveria bassiana 108 15.27b 36.49b 62.2a 73.49ab
B. bassiana 109 22.13b 40.78b 70.63a 76.05ab
B. bassiana 1010 23.68b 30.12b 67.79a 77.16a
B. bassiana 1011 35.48b 37.64b 74.20a 79.19a
Bifenthrin 75.43a 67.99a 53.95a 49.47b
HSD value 24.55 24.25 22.01 27.44
  1. Columns having same letter are not statistically different (P ≥ 0.05, ANOVA)