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Table 2 Toxicity of Tracer® 240SC against the entomopathogenic nematode species

From: Compatibility of entomopathogenic nematodes (Nematoda: Rhabditida) and the biocide, spinosad for mitigation of the armyworm, Spodoptera litura (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Treatment EPN mortality (%) after treatment application
After 12 h After 24 h After 48 h
Tracer Sc Hi Sc Hi Sc Hi
200 ppm 1.33 ± 0.31bca 1.33 ± 0.33ca 4.33 ± 0.88ba 5.00 ± 0.57ca 7.33 ± 0.33ca 9.00 ± 0.51ba
400 ppm 3.00 ± 0.57b 5.00 ± 0.51b 6.73 ± 0.88b 7.00 ± 0.51b 9.34 ± 0.31b 11.00 ± 0.57b
800 ppm 6.34 ± 0.34a 8.00 ± 0.51a 9.34 ± 0.34a 10.67 ± 0.34a 13.00 ± 0.51a 14.00 ± 0.57a
Control 0.00 ± 0.00c 0.00 ± 0.00c 0.00 ± 0.00c 0.00 ± 0.00d 0.00 ± 0.00d 0.00 ± 0.00c
Statistics summary F = 53.87, P = 0.000, DF = 11, R2 = 95.28% F = 67.57, P = 0.000, DF = 11, R2 = 96.20% F = 36.80, P = 0.000, DF = 11, R2 = 93.24% F = 101.71, P = 0.000, DF = 11, R2 = 97.45% F = 215.67, P = 0.000, DF = 11, R2 = 98.32% F = 145.33, P = 0.000, DF = 11, R2 = 98.20%
  1. aMeans sharing different letters in a column are statistically different by the Tukey test at 5% Probability