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Table 5 Performances of UPM EPF isolates against Coptotermes curvignathus under laboratory assays at 6 DAI using 1 × 107 conidia ml−1 inoculum

From: Efficacy of soil-borne entomopathogenic fungi against subterranean termite, Coptotermes curvignathus Holmgren (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)

No Isolates Species Mean mortality (%) (Vr1) LT50 (days) (Vr2) Mean mycoses (%) (Vr3) Virulent score Mean virulent score Virulent level Grouping
Vr1 Vr2 Vr3
1 UPM-A2C-1 M. anisopliae var anisopliae 82.0a 3.90 67.0ba 4.0 3.0 3.0 3.3 Highly virulent Group 1
2 UPM-A13C-2 M. pinghaense 81.0a 3.94 71.5a 4.0 3.0 3.0 3.3 Highly virulent  Group 1
3 UPM-A2C-5 C. javanica 84.0a 3.95 69.0ba 4.0 3.0 3.0 3.3 Highly virulent Group 1
4 UPM-A7C-1 P. lilacinum 74.0ab 4.00 54.0bc 4.0 3.0 2.0 3.0 Moderate virulent Group 2
5 UPM-A2C-3 P. lilacinum 72.0ab 4.35 43.5fe 4.0 3.0 2.0 3.0 Moderate virulent Group 2
6 UPM-A5C-1 M. anisopliae var anisopliae 71.0ab 4.36 36.5f 4.0 3.0 1.0 2.7 Moderate virulent Group 2
7 UPM-A3C-1 M. anisopliae var anisopliae 64.0ab 4.80 45.0dc 4.0 3.0 2.0 3.0 Moderate virulent Group 2
8 UPM-A3C-2 M. anisopliae var anisopliae 54.0b 4.93 44.5de 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.7 Moderate virulent Group 2
9 UPM-A10C-1 M. anisopliae var anisopliae 57.0b 5.37 50.5dc 3.0 3.0 2.0 2.7 Moderate virulent Group 2 
10 UPM-A1C-2 A. caelatus 29.0c 6.83 2.4 g 1.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 Mild virulent Group 3
11 UPM-A1C-1 A. auricomus 28.0c 7.75 2.9 g 1.0 2.0 0.0 1.0 Mild virulent  Group 3
12 Control 0.05% Tween 80 + double autoclave distilled water 0.00c 0.0 g 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 Not virulent Group 4
  1. Mean in columns with the same letter are not significantly different at α < 0.05, Tukey’s Test
  2. DAI day after inoculation; Vr Virulent score, Mean virulent score = (Vr1 + Vr2 + Vr3/3)