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Table 5 Mortality of Galleria mellonella by Steinernema affine (M.22 and M.313) in the concentration–response and one-on-one assays at (P < 0.01)

From: First report of entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema affine (Nematoda: Steinernematidae) in Syria and its virulence against Galleria mellonella L. (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

Entomopathogenic nematode (EPN) Isolates One-on-one Concentration (5 IJs/L) Concentration (15 IJs/L) Concentration (25 IJs/L) Concentration (40 IJs/L)
Steinernema affine (M.22) 20.0a 25.9a 56.83a 87.33a 100.00a
S.affine (M.313) 23.6a 29.1b 58.6a 88.1a 100.00a
control 0.0b 4.16b 4.16b 8.3b 6.2b
SE 1.9 2.5 1.96 2.0 2.0
LSD 3.4 20.9 15.63 15.2 16.7