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Table 4 Effects of LC50 combined values of Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae and Bacillus thuringiensis on the percentage mortality of Ephestia cautella larvae

From: Efficacy of some entomopathogens against Ephestia cautella (Walker) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in stored date fruits

Treatments Mortality % of E. cautella larvae after exposure periods
3 days 5 days 7 days 14 days
B. bassiana + M. anisopliae 56.66 c 63.33 b 67.00 b 67.00 c
B. bassiana + B.thuringiensis 66.66 b 66.66 ab 73.33 a 73.33 b
M. anisopliae + B. thuringiensis 53.33 d 53.33 c 60 .00 c 63.33 c
B. bassiana + M. anisopliae + B. thuringiensis 70.00 a 70.00 a 76.66 a 86.29 a
L.S.D 1.8193 3.6385 5.4578 5.8217
Pr  < .0001  < .0001  < .0001  < .0001
  1. Mean in same column followed by the same letters is not significant
  2. L.S.D., least significant difference; Pr., probability level