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Table 2 Lethal concentration (LC) (CFU ml−1) values of Beauveria bassiana for fifty (LC50) and ninety (LC90) percent mortality of Bactrocera zonata adults at different post-treatment intervals

From: Pathogenicity of fungal and bacterial bioinsecticides against adult peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Diptera: Tephritidae) admixed with adult diet under controlled conditions

Bactrocera zonata Adults PTI (d) LC25 FL limit LC50 FD limit LC75 FD limit LC95 FL limit Slope ± S.E χ2 df P value
Males 5 1.20 × 106 5.09 × 105–2.60 × 106 7.51 × 108 2.09 × 108–5.18 × 109 2.58 × 1012 5.85 × 1010–3.42 × 1013 1.1 × 1013 2 × 1011–2.4 × 1014 0.2 ± 0.02 5.67553 9 0.772
7 3.42 × 102 9.52 × 101–9.36 × 102 1.15 × 105 6.59 × 104–1.87 × 105 5.44 × 107 2.91 × 107–1.17 × 108 2.1 × 108 9.91 × 107–5.37 × 108 0.2 ± 0.01 4.79811 9 0.852
Females 5 1.97 × 106 1.02 × 106–3.54 × 106 6.49 × 108 1.00 × 108–7.09 × 108 5.25 × 1011 7.64 × 109–3.28 × 1011 1.7 × 1012 1.9 × 1010–1.3 × 1012 0.2 ± 0.02 12.7350 9 0.175
7 2.46 × 101 5.03 × 100–8.39 × 101 1.14 × 104 5.46 × 103–2.09 × 104 2.85 × 106 4.45 × 106–1.46 × 107 3.18 × 107 1.65 × 107–7.18 × 107 0.2 ± 0.01 10.6486 9 0.301