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Table 6 Entomopathogenic fungi on thrips population reduction percentage on Virio 7 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 16.63b 32.04a 51.0a 61.68ab
M. anisopliae 109 20.57b 33.92a 58.93a 62.59ab
M. anisopliae 1010 22.27b 37.04a 57.07a 67.12ab
M. anisopliae 1011 33.75b 38.09a 57.77a 71.14ab
Beauveria bassiana 108 21.28b 36.43a 55.12a 74.97a
B. bassiana 109 25.61b 41.47a 56.00a 76.96a
B. bassiana 1010 26.42b 45.53a 65.51a 77.95a
B. bassiana 1011 26.70b 49.93a 68.65a 79.41a
Bifenthrin 80.78a 66.81a 54.77a 35.21b
HSD value 34.77 56.4 36.14 38.54
  1. Columns having same letter are not statistically different (P ≥ 0.05, ANOVA)