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Table 1 Percentages of egg inhibition of root knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita, as influenced by three culture filtrate dilutions from Beauveria bassiana, Metarhiziam aniisopliae, and Paecilomyces lilacinus after 24, 48, 72, and 96 h exposure

From: Evaluation of the fungal activity of Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae and Paecilomyces lilacinus as biocontrol agents against root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne incognita on cowpea

Treatments Dilution % egg inhibition % recovery % net inhibition
24 h 48 h 72 h 96 h
Beauveria bassiana S 00.0 77.5 90.0 91.7 1.7 90.0
S/2 00.0 75.0 80.0 85.6 10.6 75.0
S/4 00.0 62.5 67.5 70.0 5.0 65.0
Metarhiziam aniisopliae S 00.0 82.5 92.5 95.0 5.0 90.0
S/2 00.0 80.0 85.0 87.5 10.0 77.5
S/4 00.0 75.0 77.5 80.0 3.0 77.0
Paecilomyces lilacinus S 00.0 70.0 80.0 85.0 10.0 75.0
S/2 00.0 65.0 67.0 72.5 2.5 70.0
S/4 00.0 55.0 62.5 65.0 00.0 65.0
Distilled water (control) 00.0 00.0 00.0 00.0 00.0 00.0