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Table 2 Radial growth, sporulation, and conidial germination of Beauveria bassiana isolates

From: Potential of Turkish Beauveria bassiana isolates for the management of the polyphagous planthopper, Orosanga japonica Melichar 1898 (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae)

Isolate code Radial growth (cm) Initial sporulation time (days) Sporulation (conidia cm2 –1) Conidial germination (%)
4 days 8 days 12 days 16 days    
KA-78-1 0.58 a* 1.28 cde* 1.68 dg* 2.18 abc* 3 1.01 × 108 bcd* 93.8
KA-78-2 0.52 ab 1.53 a 2.03 ab 2.13 a–e 3 1.26 × 108 ab 97.0
KA-78-3 0.52 ab 1.35 a–d 1.73 c–g 2.03 b–e 3 9.25 × 107 cde 94.5
KA-78-4 0.60 a 1.35 a–d 2.03 ab 2.25 a 3 1.46 × 108 a 97.5
KA-78-5 0.38 cd 1.13 e 1.48 g 1.93 e 3 9.30 × 107 cde 92.8
KA-78-6 0.33 d 1.38 a–d 1.88 b–e 2.13 a–e 3 9.76 × 107 bcde 94.5
KA-78-7 0.40 bcd 1.43 abc 1.93 a–d 2.25 a 3 1.06 × 108 bcd 95.5
KA-78-8 0.33 d 1.22 de 1.63 efg 1.95 de 3 5.83 × 107 f 94.3
KA-78-9 0.60 a 1.38 a–d 1.60 fg 2.03 b-d 3 6.66 × 107 ef 93.3
KA-78-10 0.53 ab 1.33 bcd 1.58 fg 2.15 a-d 3 1.20 × 108 abc 95.3
KA-78-11 0.53 ab 1.38 a–d 1.95 abc 2.25 a 3 1.04 × 108 bcd 95.0
KA-78-12 0.58 a 1.50 ab 1.78 b-f 2.00 cde 3 1.13 × 108 bc 96.0
KA-78-13 0.53 ab 1.40 a–d 1.90 a–d 2.13 a–e 4 7.96 × 107 def 93.3
KA-78-14 0.48 abc 1.38 a–d 2.15 a 2.23 ab 3 1.10 × 108 bcd 94.0
  1. *According to Tukey’s HSD test (P < 0.05), the difference between the means followed by the same letter in each column is not significant