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Table 3 Mortality of Tropinota hirta exposed to GN16 isolate

From: Identification of some native entomopathogenic fungal species and their pathogenicity against Apple Blossom Beetle, Tropinota (Epicometis) hirta (Poda, 1761) (Coleoptera: Cetoniidae) adults

Mortality (%)
Concentration (conidia ml−1) 3 DATa 5 DAT 7 DAT 9 DAT 11 DAT 13 DAT 15 DAT 17 DAT
1 × 106 0.0bbDc 0.2bcD 1.9cD 16.3cC 39.6cB 46.0bB 60.4bB 90.0bA
1 × 108 0.0bE 3.4bE 27.5bD 56.4bC 83.7bB 92.5aB 99.8aA 100.0aA
1 × 109 5.3aE 29.5aD 68.5aC 90.0aB 99.1aAB 99.1aAB 100.0aA 100.0aA
Control 0.0b 0.0c 0.0c 0.0d 0.0d 0.0c 0.0c 0.0c
  1. aDAT: Days after treatment
  2. bMeans in a column followed by the same letter are not statistical significantly different (ANOVA P < 0.05, Tukey's test)
  3. cMeans in a line followed by the same capital letter are not statistical significantly different (ANOVA P < 0.05, Tukey's test)