Table 2.

Pathogenicity of X. nematophilus strains: injection of bacteria into the hemocoels of fifth-instar Manduca sexta larvae

StrainPhaseNo. of bacteria injectedAvg wt of injected Manduca sexta larvae (g)LT50(h)MortalityaTime of death of last larvae (h)
AN6I201.85296/644
II101.591/5
II1001.731/5
II4001.77853/6
F1I2502.00304/430
II2802.09294/430
19061I2602.15344/446
II2701.95294/432
N2-4I2501.87295/634
Iv3201.351/6
  • a Number of larvae that died/number of larvae injected.