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Table 4 Effect of the fungal isolates against pupal stage 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 Pupal mortality (%) Adult emergence (%) Adult mortality (%) Total mortality (%) Corrected mortality (%)
Metarhizium anisopliae 1012 72.50 27.5 45.6 85.0 83.75
1011 65.00 35.00 28.6 75.0 72.9
1010 47.50 52.50 14.3 55.0 51.35
109 32.5 67.50 11.1 40.0 35.13
108 17.5 82.5 3.0 20.0 13.5
Control 5.00 95.0 2.5 7.5 ---
Beauveria bassiana 1012 85.0 15.00 5.00 90.0 89.47
1011 77.5 22.50 7.50 85.00 84.21
1010 70.0 30.00 7.5 77.5 76.32
109 47.5 52.50 5.0 52.5 50.0
108 35.0 65.00 2.5 37.5 34.2
Control 2.50 97.50 2.5 5.0 ---