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Table 3 Total yield production, bioagent costs, and cost benefits of sweet pepper with release of O. albidipennis compared to chemical applications in the experimental tunnels during winter plantation of 2016–2017

From: Orius albidipennis (Rueter) as an effective biocontrol agent against Tetranychus urticae Koch on pepper crops in greenhouse in Egypt

Treatments Yield/treatment (kg) Production price (LE) Bioagent costs (LE) Cost benefits (LE)
Control 593.36 7417 7417
O. albidipennis 864.57 10,807.125 144 10,663.125
Chemical 754.7 9433.75 674.9 8758.85