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Table 5 The percentage mortality and LC50 of the entomopathogenic fungal isolates on Galleria mellonella larvae

From: Biodiversity and virulence characterization of entomopathogenic fungi isolated from soils in different regions of Nigeria

States EPF species Mortality (%) LC50 (spores/ml) X2 Slope Intercept
Bauchi Metarhizium 42.33b 0.551 0.719  − 1.684 4.560
Kano Metarhizium 32.92bc 5.914 0.923 0.484 4.625
Nasarawa A. species 30.28bc 7.391 0.935 0.512 4.554
Port Harcourt Lecanicillium 33.05a 3.375 0.951 0.656 4.653
Sokoto Beauveria 31.67bc 190.001 0.674 0.179 4.537
Sokoto Metarhizium 3.722bc 1202.073 0.952 0.101 4.688
  1. abc: The letters signifies that mean mortality values that did not share the same are significantly different