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Table 6 Mortality of Tropinota hirta exposed to HP3-1 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 0.0abEc 0.0bE 4.3bE 27.5cD 48.0cCD 64.7cBC 83.7bB 99.1aA
1 × 108 0.0aE 0.9bE 23.7aD 52.0bC 82.1bB 96.6bA 100.0aA 100.0aA
1 × 109 0.9aE 13.0aD 41.6aC 72.5aB 96.6aA 100.0aA 100.0aA 100.0aA
Control 0.0a 0.0b 0.0c 0.0d 0.0d 0.0d 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)