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Table 2 Influence of various temperatures on adult longevity, lifespan, and fecundity of Aphidius matricariae parasitizing Schizaphis graminum

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

Temperatures (°C)Longevity (day)Lifespan (day)Fecundity
♂ + ♀♂ + ♀
207.15 ± 0.63a6.20 ± 0.47a6.67 ± 0.42a16.05 ± 0.58a15.10 ± 0.48a15.07 ± 0.40a51.10 ± 7.07a
257.80 ± 0.87a6.40 ± 0.60a7.10 ± 0.57a16.90 ± 0.88a15.75 ± 0.58a16.32 ± 0.58a46.90 ± 0.93a
303.30 ± 0.35b2.35 ± 0.22b2.82 ± 0.25b13.30 ± 0.30b12.60 ± 0.32b12.95 ± 0.22b6.35 ± 0.85b
  1. Means followed by different letter in the same column are significantly different (Tukey’s test, P < 0.05)