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Table 4 Entomopathogenic fungi on thrips population reduction percentage on Swat 1 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 17.85b 25.85b 53.65b 66.35ab
M. anisopliae 109 18.29bc 46.66b 64.11ab 71.30ab
M. anisopliae 1010 20.09bc 27.94b 56.79ab 69.42ab
M. anisopliae 1011 28.48bc 51.64ab 71.35ab 74.78a
Beauveria bassiana 108 6.19c 26.08b 57.01ab 72.86ab
B. bassiana 109 16.40bc 59.89ab 81.22ab 75.76a
B. bassiana 1010 19.11b 35.99b 78.70ab 74.06ab
B. bassiana 1011 21.68bc 60.62ab 87.92a 76.58a
Bifenthrin 89.46a 84.29a 71.01ab 45.22b
HSD value 26.17 36.36 31.89 29.39
  1. Columns having same letter are not statistically different (P ≥ 0.05, ANOVA)