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Table 5 Lethal time (LT) (days) of different concentrations of Metarizium anisopilae in oral bioassay inducing fifty (LT50) and ninety (LT90) percent mortality of Bactrocera zonata adults

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

Concentrations (CFU ml−1) Male Bactrocera zonata Female Bactrocera zonata
LT50 (days) FD limit LT90 (days) FD limit Slope ± S.E df LT50 (days) FD limit LT90 (days) FD limit Slope ± S.E df
1 × 108 4.63 3.93–4.90 5.55 4.30–6.33 5.18 ± 0.63 1 4.47 4.18–4.69 5.73 4.43–7.55 4.01 ± 0.68 1
5 × 107 4.71 3.99–5.87 5.7 4.40–6.10 5.12 ± 0.61 1 4.50 4.17–4.75 5.86 4.46–7.67 4.23 ± 0.65 1
1 × 107 4.84 4.07–5.98 6.03 5.63–7.52 4.57 ± 0.60 1 4.60 4.32–4.83 6.01 5.11–7.87 5.31 ± 0.69 1
5 × 106 4.99 4.00–5.82 6.36 5.93–7.95 4.33 ± 0.64 1 4.84 4.56–5.08 6.21 5.21–7.98 5.87 ± 0.75 1
1 × 106 5.16 4.78–5.40 6.54 5.10–7.56 4.37 ± 0.66 1 4.96 4.68–5.18 6.31 5.00–8.34 5.91 ± 0.76 1
5 × 105 5.42 5.37–5.98 7.35 6.60–8.16 3.49 ± 0.69 1 5.11 4.81–5.37 6.71 5.29–8.47 5.97 ± 0.77 1
1 × 105 5.60 5.36–5.84 7.67 6.80–9.56 3.77 ± 0.74 1 5.31 5.02–5.57 6.92 5.35–8.89 5.98 ± 0.81 1
5 × 104 5.86 5.52–6.10 8.13 7.17–9.67 3.79 ± 0.79 1 5.49 5.21–6.77 7.04 6.12–9.71 6.75 ± 0.89 1
1 × 104 5.97 5.63–6.66 8.65 7.40–10.59 3.58 ± 0.82 1 5.72 6.46–7.01 7.10 6.23–9.98 6.86 ± 1.05 1
5 × 103 6.08 6.00–6.69 8.06 7.15–11.35 4.88 ± 0.99 1 5.96 6.67–7.36 7.52 6.34–10.01 7.06 ± 1.09 1
1 × 103 6.32 6.21–7.13 8.35 7.01–10.45 5.99 ± 1.16 1 6.34 6.99–8.01 7.86 6.35–10.93 7.29 ± 1.35 1