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Table 3 Cumulative mortality ± standard error (SE) and lethal time (days), with respective confidence interval (CI) to kill 50 or 90% (LT50 and LT90) Ae. albopictus and Cx. pipiens adults treated with B. bassiana conidia (108 conidia/mL)

From: Beauveria bassiana for the simultaneous control of Aedes albopictus and Culex pipiens mosquito adults shows high conidia persistence and productivity

IsolatesMortality ± SELethal time (CI)Slope ± SE
5 days10 daysLT50LT90
Ae. albopictus
 CN6T1W258.3 ± 6.8 cd100b4.8 (4.6–4.9)a5.8 (5.5–6.2)a14.76 ± 0.82
 JN5R1W172.3 ± 10.1d100b4.5 (4.2–4.8)a5.5 (5.2–6.2)a14.41 ± 0.78
 JN15T2W143.1 ± 7.7bc100b5.4 (5.1–5.8)a7.5 (7–8.2)ab9.19 ± 0.32
 KN16G1W121.6 ± 2.8ab100b5.5 (3.6–7.7)a8.5 (6.5–27.8)ab6.91 ± 0.26
 KB6S1W191.7 ± 8.3b8.2 (7.7–8.8)b11.3 (10.2–13.6)b9.32 ± 0.43
 CN10G3W213.3 ± 5.4a68.3 ± 1.4a9.2 (8.3–10.7)b18.4 (14.7–27)c4.29 ± 0.26
 F5,815.876.28
 P0.0010.012
Cx. pipiens
 CN6T1W276.5 ± 13.1b1004.3 (3.8–4.7)a7.0 (6.3–8.2)a6.03 ± 0.2
 JN5R1W166.2 ± 4.5b1004.4 (3.7–5)a6.2 (5.5–8.1)a8.33 ± 0.28
 JN15T2W134.9 ± 4.2ab1005.2 (4.8–5.5)ab7.0 (6.5–7.7)a9.92 ± 0.34
 KN16G1W152.9 ± 12.5ab90.5 ± 9.55.5 (4.8–6.1)ab8.1 (7.2–9.9)a7.54 ± 0.25
 KB6S1W139.7 ± 15.3ab1005.2 (4.6–5.6)ab7.9 (7–9.3)a6.93 ± 0.23
 CN10G3W213.6 ± 3.7a1006.3 (4.9–7.9)b10.1 (8–20.4)b6.15 ± 0.25
 F5,113.950.91
 P0.0270.511
  1. Values, based on three repetitions, in the same column for each isolate followed by different letters were significantly different based on ANOVA and SNK test (cumulated mortalities; a–d) or their CI (LT; a–c). Cumulative control mortality was ≤ 5% at 10-days after treatment