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Table 1 Mean numbers ± SE of Meloidogyne javanica juveniles (M.) and P. fimetorum mite (P.) extracted from different treatments and mortality percentages under laboratory conditions

From: Parasitus fimetorum and Macrocheles muscaedomesticae (Acarina:Parasitidae, Macrochelidae) as Natural Predators of the Root Knot Nematode, Meloidogyne javanica Treub

TreatmentsMean numbers ± SE of M. javanica juveniles (days post-treatments)
102030
M. + P. (1000:10)825.33 ± 36.74b212.33 ± 1.45c120.67 ± 1.20c
M. + P. (1000:20)712.00 ± 30.02c369.33 ± 18.70b207.00 ± 25.11b
M. + P. (1000:50)656.00 ± 6.11d377.67 ± 34.72b151.67 ± 12.02c
Nematode only (1000 J2)960.67 ± 6.36a841.00 ± 29.67a704.33 ± 27.51a
LSD (P = 5%)110.665.632.7
 Mean numbers ± SE of P. fimetorum mite
M. + P. (1000:10)7.00 ± 0.58c6.00 ± 1.16c6.33 ± 0.67c
M. + P. (1000:20)15.67 ± 1.45b14.67 ± 0.67b13.67 ± 0.88b
M. + P. (1000:50)32.33 ± 1.45a27.00 ± 4.04a34.00 ± 1.53a
LSD (P = 5%)2.11.82.5
 Reduction percentages of M. javanica juveniles
M. + P. (1000:10)14.0974.7582.87* (57.24)
M. + P. (1000:20)25.8856.0870.61* (50.87)
M. + P. (1000:50)31.7155.0974.47* (53.77)
  1. *Numbers between brackets presented overall reduction
  2. Means in each column followed by the same letter(s) are not significantly different at 5% level