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Table 4 Mean percent mortality of 3rd instar larvae of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda 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 32,130.0 10,710.0 300.63  ≥ 0.001 54,145.0 18,048.3 721.93  ≥ 0.001
Concentration 3 3380.0 1126.7 31.63  ≥ 0.001 3255.0 1085.0 43.40  ≥ 0.001
Time × Concentration 9 4130.0 458.9 12.88  ≥ 0.001 1675.0 186.1 7.44  ≥ 0.001
Error 64 2280.0 35.6    1600 25.0   
Total 79 41,920.0     60,675.0    
Grand Mean   24.00     28.75    
CV   24.87     17.39    
  1. P ≥ 0.001 (highly significant) and P ≥ 0.01 (significant); two-factor factorial ANOVA at α = 0.05