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Table 2 Incidence of sorghum panicle pests and associated predators (mean ± standard error) during various growing stages in Sohag

From: Insect fauna of pests and their natural enemies inhabiting sorghum-panicles in Egypt

SeasonsStagesSpecies
PestsPredators
MicrolepidopteranHimepteraThrips tabaciAphidSyrphusOrius spp.Scymnus spp.C. undecimpunctataAraneida
2016Mid-bloom0.1 ± 0.09041.8 ± 2.3423.6 ± 5.910.4 ± 0.210.5 ± 0.210.7 ± 0.250.7 ± 0.20.9 ± 0.26
Soft dough15.3 ± 3.0710.85 ± 2.8313.4 ± 2.0811.15 ± 2.220.5 ± 0.161.6 ± 0.171.05 ± 0.210.45 ± 0.172.65 ± 029
Hard dough19.3 ± 1.9520.2 ± 1.830003.6 ± 0.351.91 ± 0.221 ± 0.352.9 ± 0.3
Physiological maturity35.15 ± 4.5418.45 ± 1.290003.1 ± 0.241.9 ± 0.211.3 ± 0.472.9 ± 0.3
Post-Harvest16.9 ± 0.670.2 ± 0.190002.12 ± 0.191.4 ± 0.1503.3 ± 0.25
Mean17.35 ± 3.539.94 ± 3.5311.04 ± 4.876.95 ± 2.790.18 ± 0.074.04 ± 1.021.39 ± 0.150.69 ± 1.072.53 ± 0.27
2017Mid-bloom0.1 ± 0.09031.6 ± 4.6815.6 ± 5.280.1 ± 0.092 ± 0.41.8 ± 0.240.7 ± 0.251.9 ± 0.3
Soft dough14.56 ± 1.4212.4 ± 2.7121.25 ± 3.699.45 ± 1.630.3 ± 0.141.85 ± 0.311.05 ± 0.110.95 ± 0.211.35 ± 0.2
Hard dough9.4 ± 0.9826.2 ± 2.630002.8 ± 0.191.4 ± 0.350.4 ± 0.151.8 ± 0.37
Physiological maturity31.55 ± 5.427.4 ± 1.080002.15 ± 0.370.85 ± 0.270.2 ± 0.11.5 ± 0.34
Post-Harvest10.4 ± 1.91000000.4 ± 0.1502.4 ± 0.43
Mean13.22 ± 3.2612.2 ± 3.410.57 ± 4.225.01 ± 2.040.08 ± 0.041.76 ± 0.301.1 ± 0.150.45 ± 0.111.79 ± 0.12
2018Mid-bloom00.4 ± 0.2515.1 ± 1.211.7 ± 1.521.3 ± 0/23.3 ± 0.680.7 ± 0.281.7 ± 0.280.6 ± 0.21
Soft dough11.5 ± 1.418.4 ± 1.8316.45 ± 2.525.45 ± 1.621.3 ± 0.23.25 ± 0.352.1 ± 0.311.65 ± 0.240.9 ± 0.33
Hard dough46.1 ± 8.3916.6 ± 6.990.8 ± 0.760.4 ± 0.3802.2 ± 0.341.4 ± 0.350.5 ± 0.210.9 ± 0.26
Physiological maturity43.25 ± 3.9916.5 ± 2.950002.15 ± 0.21.35 ± 0.320.05 ± 0.051.85 ± 0.22
Post-Harvest7.9 ± 1.0300000.5 ± 0.210.9 ± 0.2602.4 ± 0.15
Mean21.75 ± 6.048.38 ± 2.317.62 ± 2.413.51 ± 1.450.52 ± 0.22.28 ± 0.321.29 ± 0.150.78 ± 0.241.33 ± 0.22