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Table 4 Mean numbers ± SE of M. javanica juveniles extracted from tomato soil at the treatments of 2 mite species, P. fimetorum and M. muscaedomesticae, under greenhouse 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 consumed nematode (juveniles per 2 kg soil)
30 days60 days
M. + P. (5000:100)2264 ± 65.13c3316 ± 161.39c
M. + Mac. (5000:100)3236 ± 100.06b4308.67 ± 183.68b
M. + P. + Mac. (5000:100 + 100)1752 ± 102.01d2162 ± 35.04d
M. javanica (control)4206 ± 61.19a4889 ± 316.84a
P. fimetorum00
M. muscaedomesticae00
Check00
LSD 5%354.2502.4
  1. Means in each column followed by the same letter are not significantly different at 5% level