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Table 2 Impact of entomopathogenic fungi (Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae) on corrected population reduction (%) of Bactrocera cucurbitae under field conditions (pooled data 2017 and 2018)

From: Efficacy of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) against Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae) under controlled and open-field conditions on bitter gourd

Treatments 3 DAT 6 DAT 9 DAT 12 DAT 15 DAT 18 DAT 21 DAT 24 DAT 27 DAT 30 DAT
B. bassiana 26.47b 31.58b 35.63b 44.41b 51.23a 56.58a 60.06a 64.85a 66.71a 68.59a
M. anisopliae 21.08c 23.62c 28.13c 32.66c 36.85b 41.34b 43.9b 45.09b 46.94b 48.60b
Malathion 39.1a 58.83a 63.8a 53.07a 41.53b 30.62c 20.87c 16.24c 15.09c 13.13c
  1. Means followed by the same letter in each column are not significantly different according to HSD (P = 0.05) (DAT: days after treatment)