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Table 2 Effect of the fungal isolates against the newly hatched larvae (neonate) of Pectinophora gossypiella

From: Virulence of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae on different stages of the pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)

Entomopathogenic fungi Concentration spores/ml Larval mortality (%) Pupation (%) Pupal mortality (%) Adult emergency (%) Adult mortality (%) Total mortality (%) Corrected mortality (%)
Metarhizium anisopliae 1012 92.50 07.50 66.7 02.50 0.00 97.50 97.30
1011 75.00 25.00 20.0 20.00 37.5 87.5 78.41
1010 45.00 55.00 4.5 52.50 14.3 55.00 43.24
109 27.50 72.50 00.00 100.00 6.90 32.50 21.62
108 15.00 85.00 00.00 100.00 0.00 15.00 8.11
Control 07.50 92.50 00.00 100.00 0.00 07.50 ---
Beauveria bassiana 1012 100.00 ------ ---- ------ -------- 100.00 100.00
1011 82.50 17.50 28.60 12.50 60.0 95.50 86.11
1010 70.00 30.00 8.0 27.50 18.1 77.50 69.44
109 47.50 52.50 00.00 100.00 9.25 52.50 41.67
108 32.50 67.50 00.00 100.00 7.41 37.50 25.00
Control 10.00 90.00 00.00 100.00 0.00 10.00 ---