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Table 4 Lethal concentration (LC) (CFU ml−1) values of Bacillus thuringiensis 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 Aults PTI (d) LC25 FL limit LC50 FD limit LC75 FD limit LC95 FL limit Slope ± S.E χ2 df P value
Males 5 6.15 × 108 1.12 × 108–1.74 × 1010 1.63 × 1011 7.65 × 109–1.11 × 1014 5.99 × 1013 5.97 × 1011–1.33 × 1018 2.2 × 1014 1.5 × 1012–1 × 1019 0.2 ± 0.03 2.96383 9 0.966
7 4.14 × 107 1.49 × 107–1.83 × 108 1.39 × 1010 1.79 × 109–5.22 × 1011 6.61 × 1012 2.24 × 1011–3.02 × 1015 2.6 × 1013 6.4 × 1011–2 × 1016 0.2 ± 0.03 4.14997 9 0.901
Females 5 9.74 × 107 2.80 × 107–7.49 × 107 4.23 × 1010 3.52 × 109–4.71 × 1012 2.63 × 1014 4.83 × 1011–6.06 × 1016 2.9 × 1014 1.4 × 1012–4.9 × 1017 0.2 ± 0.03 2.37069 9 0.984
7 3.04 × 107 9.72 × 106–1.68 × 108 3.40 × 1010 2.84 × 109–3.55 × 1012 2.03 × 1013 8.58 × 1011–1.84 × 1017 1.1 × 1014 3 × 1012–2 × 1018 0.2 ± 0.03 2.58362 9 0.979