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Table 1 Mean percent mortality of late 3rd instar nymphs of Myzus persicae exposed to different concentrations of indigenous isolates of entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae under laboratory conditions

From: Isolation, identification and virulence of indigenous entomopathogenic fungal strains against the peach-potato aphid, Myzus persicae Sulzer (Hemiptera: Aphididae), and the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Source DF Beauveria bassiana Metarhizium anisopliae
SS MS F-value P-value SS MS F-value P-value
Time 3 24,500.0 8166.67 119.87  ≥ 0.01 16,241.9 5413.96 71.65  ≥ 0.01
Concentration 3 215,607.4 5202.47 76.36  ≥ 0.001 7146.9 2382.30 31.53  ≥ 0.001
Time × Concentration 9 3149.4 349.93 5.14  ≥ 0.001 2419.6 268.85 3.56  ≥ 0.001
Error 64 4360.2 68.13    4835.9 75.56   
Total 79 47,617.0     30,644.3    
Grand Mean   41.80     30.73    
CV   19.75     28.29    
  1. P ≥ 0.001 (highly significant) and P ≥0.01 (significant); two-factor factorial ANOVA at α = 0.05