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Table 4 Mortality of Tropinota hirta exposed to GN22-1 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 0.0D 0.2bbDc 3.4bCD 14.7bC 35.7cB 47.6bB 56.0bB 83.7bA
1 × 108 0.0E 3.4abE 23.7aD 39.6aCD 62.4bC 83.7aB 92.5aAB 99.1aA
1 × 109 0.0F 7.5aE 31.5aD 52.0aD 80.3aC 88.6aBC 96.6aAB 100.0aA
Control 0.0 0.0b 0.0c 0.0c 0.0d 0.0c 0.0c 0.0b
  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)