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Table 3 Mean number of Frankliniella occidentalis adult and nymphs after the releasing of the four phytoseiid mites at tenth week after plantation on pepper greenhouse during the two seasons of 2017 and 2018

From: Controlling the western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) by releasing the predatory phytoseiid mites and pesticides on pepper in a greenhouse

Inspection datesMean numbers of F. occidantalis adults and nymphs/ 10 flowers
20172018
ControlNeoseiulus barkariNeoseiulus arundonaxiNeoseiulus bicaudusNeoseiulus bicaudusCydnoseius negeviControlNeoseiulus barkariNeoseiulus arundonaxiNeoseiulus bicaudusNeoseiulus bicaudusCydnoseius negevi
May, 12th16.4012.8318.7720.6731.7092.1063.3096.2072.3761.27
 19th33.6714.6715.3331.6726.6796.0385.0766.27158.20110.07
 26th11.3317.4719.6714.6710.3379.1039.3753.2061.9763.93
June, 02nd115.50166.67100.33171.33149.6784.5789.9323.9067.8796.13
 09th255.3324.3362.67101.6783.67102.4095.7261.9374.1596.75
 16th66.3384.3324.67161.67129.3368.5739.4011.0726.2510.76
 23th103.3345.3332.3731.3335.3393.7323.1025.7817.0116.01
 30th185.6770.3770.33176.67163.73153.014.0110.0315.006.01
July, 7th16.6737.0036.3319.0032.00110.022.027.035.004.00
 14th7.023.0018.1710.0010.0794.016.022.032.001.00
Mean81.13a47.60bc39.86c73.87a67.25ab97.35a44.79b35.74b49.98b46.59b
± SE±8.81± 10.61± 5.88± 8.56± 7.86± 4.57± 7.05± 14.96± 12.68± 5.18
F value6.1812.31
LSD22.24819.366
  1. Values in row followed by similar letter were not significant at 5% level of probability