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Table 5 Entomopathogenic fungi on thrips population reduction percentage on Virio 7 onion variety during 2019

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 14.68f 23.66d 42.89f 69.11d
M. anisopliae 109 16.37ef 28.40d 50.97de 70.33d
M. anisopliae 1010 17.89de 28.97d 48.23ef 75.33cd
M. anisopliae 1011 18.26cde 35.51bc 59.60bc 79.57bc
Beauveria bassiana 108 19.93cd 34.72c 56.67cd 78.65bc
B. bassiana 109 21.01bc 37.47bc 65.03ab 80.58abc
B. bassiana 1010 20.86bc 36.49bc 67.14a 82.70ab
B. bassiana 1011 23.74b 40.97b 71.91a 86.00a
Bifenthrin 78.14a 74.47a 49.11cde 31.69e
HSD value 3.22 5.9 6.38 6.41
  1. Columns having same letter are not statistically different (P ≥ 0.05, ANOVA)