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Table 1 Predatory efficiency of C. zastrowi sillemi against M. persicae under protected cultivation conditions

From: Efficacy of the green lace wing, Chrysoperla zastrowi sillemi (Esben-Peterson) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae), against sucking pests of tomato: an appraisal under protected conditions

Number of grubs/plantMean# number of aphids per plant
2018Mean2019Mean
Pre-count7 DAFR*7 DASR**7DATR***Pre-count7 DAFR*7 DASR**7DATR***
423.87a1.27 ± 0.07a0.23 ± 0.03a0.07 ± 0.03a0.52 ± 0.19a33.73a1.47 ± 0.09a0.43 ± 0.18a0.07 ± 0.07a0.66 ± 0.22a
524.60a1.20 ± 0.12a0.13 ± 0.03a0.07 ± 0.03a0.47 ± 0.19a34.83a1.20 ± 0.15a0.47 ± 0.03a0.03 ± 0.03a0.57 ± 0.18a
625.10a1.00 ± 0.12a0.10 ± 0.02a0.03 ± 0.03a0.38 ± 0.16a34.67a1.00 ± 0.17a0.37 ± 0.03a0.10 ± 0.02a0.49 ± 0.14a
Untreated control29.77a31.22 ± 0.20b32.73 ± 0.27b33.40 ± 0.60b32.45 ± 0.38b36.03a30.97 ± 0.38b31.43 ± 0.03b32.60 ± 0.06b31.67 ± 0.27b
P value0.163< 0.0001< 0.0001< 0.0001< 0.00010.815< 0.0001< 0.0001< 0.0001< 0.0001
  1. #Mean of three replications
  2. Means ± standard error followed by the same letter within a column are not significantly different (P < 0.05)
  3. *7 days after first release
  4. **7 days after second release
  5. ***7 days after third release