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Table 3 Probit analysis and LC50 values based generated based on conidia concentration and mortality response at 8-day post-inoculation of Metarhizium isolates to Odoiporus longicollis

From: Occurrence of Metarhizium spp. isolated from forest samples in South India and their potential in biological control of banana stem weevil Odoiporus longicollis Oliver

Strains LC50 values
(*105 conidia/ml)
95% confidence limits χ2 (df = 3) Slope ± (Std.Error) Sig
Lower Upper
Metarhizium majus (VjMz1W) 11.525 9.012 23.143 1.332 2.54 (± 0.557) 0.001
M. majus (VjMz2W) 15.106 3.483 23.774 1.049 2.53 (± 0.594) 0.001
M. majus (VjMz3W) 17.411 4.846 26.395 1.493 3.49 (± 0.503) 0.001
M. quizhouense (ArMz1W) 8.436 4.931 12.254 4.596 2.39 (± 0.474) 0.001
M. robertsii (ArMz4R) 11.525 10.00 13.143 1.122 2.54 (± 0.557) 0.001
M. robertsii (ArMz3S) 13.587 3.033 25.683 2.222 2.97 (± 0.478) 0.001
M. robertsii (ArMz3W) 13.106 2.495 21.486 1.904 2.92 (± 0.598) 0.001
M. robertsii (ArMz6W) 16.060 4.092 28.685 1.423 2.59 (± 0.601) 0.001
M. robertsii (ArMz1R) 21.949 5.565 36.021 1.494 3.31 (± 0.498) 0.001
M. robertsii (ArMz4W) 23.344 4.287 36.019 2.923 3.96(± 0.489) 0.001
M. robertsii (ArMz3R) 27.739 8.850 43.270 1.309 3.45(± 0.560) 0.001
M. anisopliae (BgMz1S) 17.411 4.846 26.395 1.511 3.21 (± 0.538) 0.001
M. anisopliae (ArMz2W) 10.411 5.495 13.737 5.964 2.56 (± 0.499) 0.001
M. anisopliae (AaMz2S) 10.411 1.495 18.737 5.924 2.65 (± 0.594) 0.001
M. anisopliae (WnMz1S) 12.103 2.828 20.311 6.824 2.53 (± 0.594) 0.001
M. anisopliae (ArMz4S) 12.891 2.414 21.702 6.721 3.45(± 0.495) 0.001
M. anisopliae (BvMz1R) 14.939 4.286 23.597 5.254 2.23 (± 0.479) 0.001
M. anisopliae (ArMz2R) 16.007 13.945 15.360 6.396 3.21 (± 0.538) 0.001
M. anisopliae (ArMz5S) 16.077 3.945 25.360 8.973 3.29 (± 0.495) 0.001
M. anisopliae (JbMz1R) 17.368 4.624 30.585 1.691 3.40 (± 0.553) 0.001
M. anisopliae (VzMz1W) 17.138 11.623 18.689 2.392 3.49 (± 0.503) 0.001
M. anisopliae (DhMz2R) 18.439 6.469 27.521 4.241 3.34 (± 0.489) 0.001
M. anisopliae (ArMz1S) 20.290 16.574 24.103 6.586 3.24(± 0.495) 0.001
M. anisopliae (DhMz3R) 20.002 12.647 32.031 2.392 3.21 (± 0.538) 0.001
M. anisopliae (BgMz2S) 20.128 6.754 29.518 1.419 3.34 (± .489) 0.001
M. anisopliae (NlMz1R) 23.412 9.467 33.450 1.459 3.23 (± 0.538) 0.001
M. anisopliae (DhMz4R) 23.344 14.287 26.019 2.582 3.79 (± 0.616) 0.001
M. anisopliae (ChMz1S) 27.313 16.915 31.066 2.632 3.71 (± 0.607) 0.001
  1. b = slope ± standard error of the slope, df = degrees of freedom, χ2 = Chi-Square, LC50 = estimated concentration that causes 50% mortality using SPSS version 25