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Table 1 Development time (mean ± SE) of Aphidius matricariae parasitizing Schizaphis graminum at various temperatures

From: Estimating some demographic parameters of Aphidius matricariae Haliday (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), the parasitoid of the greenbug aphid, Schizaphis graminum (Rondani) (Hemiptera: Aphididae), at different temperatures

Temperature (°C)Mummy formation to adult emergence (day)Oviposition to adult emergence (day)
♂ + ♀♂ + ♀
204.90 ± 0.17b4.80 ± 0.18b4.90 ± 0.12b8.80 ± 0.17b8.90 ± 0.16b8.90 ± 0.11b
254.90 ± 0.15b4.90 ± 0.12b4.90 ± 0.16b8.70 ± 0.17b8.90 ± 0.14b8.80 ± 0.11b
305.40 ± 0.17a6.20 ± 0.23a5.80 ± 0.17a10.25 ± 0.17a10.75 ± 0.25a10.50 ± 0.18a
  1. Means followed by different letter in the same column are significantly different (Tukey’s test, P < 0.05)