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Table 4 One tailed t test analysis for control and treatment groups of the CI, GR, AD, ECD and ECI of instars of Spodoptera litura treated with Entomopathogenic fungal fraction

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

  Consumption index Growth rate Approximate digestibility Efficiency of conversion of digested food Efficiency of conversion of ingested food
III IV V III IV V III IV V III IV V III IV V
Isaria fumosorosea
 Df 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
 t Stat 2.46 25.06 33.84 3.18 2.71 4.25 5.960 4.861 9.412 2.15 1.41 10.34 2.37 1.04 2.51
 P(T ≤ t) one-tail 0.04* 6 × 10−5** 2 × 10−5** 0.02* 0.03* 0.01* 0.004** 0.008** 0.001** 0.06* 0.12 0.0009** 0.048* 0.18ns 0.04*
Paecilomyces variotii
 Df 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
 t Stat 5.96 38.05 26.91 5.96 6.58 9.79 6.86 4.12 1.22 1.08 2.17 2.48ns 1.04 1.03 2.93
 P(T ≤ t) one-tail 0.004* 2 × 10−05** 5 × 10−05** 0.004** 0.003** 0.001** 0.003** 0.012* 0.15ns 0.17ns 0.05* 0.04* 0.18ns 0.18ns 0.03*
Beauveria bassiana
 Df 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
 t Stat 3.11 8.10 33.01 2.56 3.16 3.16 2.65 2.57 15.69 2.94 3.11 2.28 0.53 3.78 2.76
 P(T ≤ t) one-tail 0.026 0.001 3 × 10−05 0.04 0.025 0.025 0.038 0.040 0.000 0.030 0.02 0.05 0.31 0.01 0.03
  1. ns not significant at 0.05 % level
  2. * Significant at 0.05 %
  3. ** Significant at 0.01 % level