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Table 4 Population density of three microlepidopteran pupae and their parasitism rate on ripeness stages of sorghum panicles in the 2016, 2017, and 2018 seasons at Sohag Governorate

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

SeasonsPests
Stages
Pyroderces simplexCryptoblabes gnidiellaEublemma gayneri
Pupae% H.P.1Pupae%
D.P.2
% H.P.% ParasitismPupae% D.P.% H.P.%
Parasitism
2016Half-bloom0-0---0---
Soft dough0-0---195.2610.5315.79
Soft dough812.5175.8817.6523.534712.7710.6423.4
Hard dough166.25156.672026.673915.3815.3830.77
Physiological maturity I1612.51216.6741.6758.339210.879.7820.65
Physiological maturity II3215.63714.2914.2928.57195.2626.3231.58
2017Half-bloom0-30000---
Soft dough7-40007---
Soft dough10201910.535.2615.793915.387.6923.08
Hard dough2227.27248.338.3316.672512820
Physiological maturity I2524643.133.136.253815.7910.5326.32
Physiological maturity II3912.821414.297.1421.43147.147.1414.29
2018Half-bloom0-0---0---
Soft dough0-40002---
Soft dough100---5---
Hard dough150474.262.136.381233.254.077.32
Physiological maturity I911.11783.851.285.131054.762.867.62
Physiological maturity II1921.05446.826.8213.64788.973.8512.82
  1. 1%H.P. = Hymenopteran parasitoid, Nemorilla floralis
  2. 2%D.P = Dipteran parasitoid, Brachymeria aegyptiaca