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Table 1 The enzymatic indices of B. bassiana and M. anisopliae isolates

From: Extracellular enzyme activity of entomopathogenic fungi, Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae and their pathogenicity potential as a bio-control agent against whitefly pests, Bemisia tabaci and Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae)

Isolate code Species Enzymatic index Average index AREA
Chitinase index REA Lipase index REA Protease index REA
AAUMFB-5 B. bassiana 2.29 G 1.58 F 2.16 E 2.01 G
AAUMFB-77 B. bassiana 2.94 E 4.45 E 4.11 E 3.83 E
AAUMB-29 B. bassiana 3.41 E 4.10 E 3.11 E 3.54 E
AAUMB-20 B. bassiana 2.73 E 2.11 F 2.52 E 2.45 G
AAUEB-59 B. bassiana 2.49 G 2.86 E 5.44 E 3.59 E
AAUMB-21 B. bassiana 2.29 G 2.80 E 3.63 E 2.91 E
AAUKB-11 B. bassiana 2.84 E 3.30 E 3.03 E 3.05 E
AAUDM-43 M. anisopliae 2.82 E 3.00 E 2.81 E 2.87 E
AAUZM-60 M. anisopliae 1.20 P 1.92 F 2.83 E 1.98 F
AAUEM-30 M. anisopliae 1.26 P 1.64 F 1.72 F 1.54 F
AAUMFM-6 M. anisopliae 2.17 G 2.60 E 4.49 E 3.08 E
AAUZM-18 M. anisopliae 2.70 E 3.99 E 5.08 E 3.92 E
Average   2.42 50% 2.86 75% 3.41 92% 2.90 67%
  1. REA relative enzymatic activity, AREA average relative enzymatic activity, E excellent activity, G good activity, F fair activity, P poor activity