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Table 3 Effect of nematode species and concentrations on mortality rate of Medfly’s adults

From: Virulence of four entomopathogenic nematode against different stages of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (Diptera: Tephritidae)

Nematode species Concentrations (IJs/adult)
Control 50IJ/C. capitata 100IJ/C. capitata 200IJ/C. capitata
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora (11 KG) 6.00f 75.56d 89.00b 92.00ab
H. bacteriophora (TOK-20) 7.00f 84.00bd 86.00bc 91.00ab
Steinernema carpocapsae (Tokat-Bakışlı05) 10.00f 78.89 cd 61.05e 87.37bc
S. feltiae (Tokat-Emir) 9.00f 83.00bd 89.47b 100a
  1. CV 0.23, LSD: 9.42
  2. Means followed by the same letter are not statistically different according to the Duncan test (P ≤ 0.05)