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Table 5 Mean of mortality of different larval instars of Spodoptera frugiperda fed on leaves of endophytic fungi colonized (seed treated) and non-colonized (control) young maize

From: Endophytic fungi from South Sumatra (Indonesia) in seed-treated corn seedlings Affecting development of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda J.E. Smith (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Isolate Species Mean of mortality of different larval instars (%)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
Control 2.67 6.00b 6.67e 6.67c 6.67c 6.67e
JGTP240521A Beauveria bassiana 14.67 24.00a 43.33a 48.67a 51.33a 51.33a
WTTJC260521A Beauveria bassiana 8.00 21.33a 36.67ab 39.33ab 42.00ab 45.33ab
WTTJC260521B Metarhizium anisopliae 2.67 5.33b 8.00de 12.00c 15.33c 24.67d
WTTJC290521A Beauveria bassiana 7.33 11.33ab 20.00cd 30.67b 36.00b 44.67ab
WTTJC290521B Beauveria bassiana 8.67 16.67ab 22.67bc 27.33b 29.33b 38.67bc
JGNT300521 Beauveria bassiana 8.00 16.00ab 21.33bc 26.67b 28.00b 32.67c
F-value 2.93 ns 7.74* 22.96* 27.02* 35.02* 176.07*
P-value 0.053 0.001  < 0.0001  < 0.0001  < 0.0001  < 0.0001
HSD value 10.95 10.00 9.64 8.74 3.90
  1. ns = not significantly different * = significantly different; values within a column followed by the same letters were not significantly different at P < 0.05 according to Tukey's HSD test