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Table 7 Mortality of Tropinota hirta exposed to HP33-1 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 5.3cD 25.6cC 41.8cC 68.5cB 83.7bB 99.1aA
1 × 108 0.0 ± 0.0aG 10.2aF 33.4bE 52.0bD 78.2bC 96.6bB 100.0aA 100.0aA
1 × 109 0.2 ± 0.7aE 23.5aD 58.4aC 83.7aB 99.1aA 100.0aA 100.0aA 100.0aA
Control 0.0 ± 0.0a 0.0b 0.0d 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)