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Table 2 Average conidial production of Metarhizium robertsii ARSEF 2575 in biphasic fermentation on basal medium supplemented with inorganic salts

From: Metarhizium robertsii protease and conidia production, response to heat stress and virulence against Aedes aegypti larvae

Treatment Conidial production (108 conidia/mL)
Fermentation 10 days
Conidial production (108 conidia/mL)
Fermentation 20 days
Ammonium nitrate 7.10 ± 2.7 7.40 ± 3.8
Ammonium chloride 6.35 ± 3.0 13.00 ± 12.0
Potassium nitrate 0.84 ± 0.2 2.61 ± 0.1
Sodium nitrate 3.59 ± 1.4 3.74 ± 3.2
Ammonium sulfate 4.85 ± 2.5 7.79 ± 6.6
Phosphorus nitrate 6.10 ± 4.9 9.83 ± 8.4
Urea 0.71 ± 0.4 1.92 ± 1.5
Negative control 1.44 ± 1.3 2.58 ± 1.3
Positive control 4.72 ± 1.1 5.05 ± 4.2
  1. Conidia were collected after solid fermentation in parboiled rice for 10 or 20 days. Scale 1 × 108 conidia/ mL