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Table 1 Effect of ethyl acetate fraction of Isaria fumosorosea on the growth rate, consumption index and approximate digestibility of 3rd, 4th and 5th instar larvae of Spodoptera litura

From: Efficacy of sub lethal concentration of entomopathogenic fungi on the feeding and reproduction of Spodoptera litura

I. fumosorosea fraction (ppm) CI GR AD ECD ECI
3rd
 C 0.892 ± 0.002a 0.193 ± 0.001a 99.09 ± 0.047a 23.80 ± 0.057a 22.30 ± 0.085b
 1 0.310 ± 0.017b 0.189 ± 0.001c 97.93 ± 0.028b 23.01 ± 0.077b 23.07 ± 0.069a
 2 0.226 ± 0.003e 0.185 ± 0.001d 97.16 ± 0.023c 18.44 ± 0.068c 17.92 ± 0.024c
 3 0.251 ± 0.003d 0.183 ± 0.001b 96.92 ± 0.002d 17.89 ± 0.029d 17.52 ± 0.026d
 4 0.276 ± 0.001c 0.180 ± 0.0004a 96.92 ± 0.030d 11.00 ± 0.081c 10.92 ± 0.012e
 CD at 0.01 0.006 0.003 0.134 0.067 0.044
 CD at 0.05 0.004 0.002 0.092 0.046 0.030
4th
 C 0.926 ± 0.001a 0.198 ± 0.0008a 98.71 ± 0.123a 96.52 ± 0.098a 99.23 ± 0.183a
 1 0.147 ± 0.001e 0.197 ± 0.0008b 95.86 ± 0.050b 95.46 ± 0.098a 99.14 ± 0.446a
 2 0.280 ± 0.012b 0.192 ± 0.0008c 91.12 ± 0.138c 95.34 ± 0.014a 99.04a ± 0.438b
 3 0.247 ± 0.001c 0.187 ± 0.0008c 90.32 ± 0.106d 94.36 ± 0.094a 98.91 ± 0.116b
 4 0.234 ± 0.002d 0.185 ± 0.001d 89.52 ± 0.077e 80.00 ± 0.172b 74.17 ± 0.130c
 CD at 0.01 0.003 0.005 0.126 1.79 1.334
 CD at 0.05 0.002 0.002 0.087 1.27 0.917
5th
 C 1.112 ± 0.003a 0.201 ± 0.0008a 97.34 ± 0.046a 97.92 ± 0.069d 99.54 ± 0.087a
 1 1.077 ± 0.020b 0.195 ± 0.001b 91.34 ± 0.046b 96.72 ± 0.111b 99.53 ± 0.033a
 2 1.060 ± 0.020c 0.189 ± 0.001c 90.32 ± 0.053c 96.24 ± 0.086c 99.25 ± 0.082b
 3 0.867 ± 0.002d 0.187 ± 0.001c 89.17 ± 0.058d 96.47 ± 0.077a 99.17 ± 0.045c
 4 0.838 ± 0.003e 0.181 ± 0.001c 88.05 ± 0.061e 96.87 ± 0.048e 99.03 ± 0.073d
 CD at 0.01 0.001 0.004 0.023 0.050 0.147
 CD at 0.05 0.001 0.003 0.016 0.035 0.105
  1. CI consumption index, GR growth rate, AD approximate digestibility, ECD efficiency of conversion of digested food, ECI efficiency of conversion of ingested food
  2. a,b,c,d CD critical difference values were significant at 0.01 and 0.05 % level