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Table 2 Percentages of adults’ emergences of Trichogrammatoidea bactrae in parental generation during storage of parasitoid larvae at different low temperatures

From: Effect of cold storage temperature on quality of the parasitoid, Trichogrammatoidea bactrae Nagaraja (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)

Adults’ emergence %
Temp. Duration (weeks)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
4 °C 86.75 ± 1.4Bc 71.24 ± 0.95Cc 53.95 ± 6.68Ec 44.59 ± 9.54Fc 61.00 ± 5.31Dc 37.67 ± 2.91Gc - - - - - - - - - -
7 °C 91.55 ± 1.15Bb 86.52 ± 1.66Cb 86.38 ± 1.98Cb 78.26 ± 1.46Db 73.50 ± 2.05Eb 67.00 ± 2.01GHb 67.84 ± 1.72FGb 66.05 ± 1.18Hb 49.30 ± 2.16Ia - - - - - - -
10 °C 98.20 ± 0.50Aa 98.81 ± 0.37Aa 95.51 ± 1.09Aa 91.91 ± 1.12Aba 89.67 ± 1.39Ba 87.21 ± 2.05BCa 86.67 ± 1.83BCa 73.13 ± 2.44Da 51.29 ± 3.35FGa 53.28 ± 3.37EF 44.60 ± 2.78H 47.07 ± 4.84GH 33.18 ± 2.15J 24.21 ± 2.45K 34.36 ± 4.62IJ 23.01 ± 2.33K
Control 97.40 ± 0.85AB
  1. Means ± SE sharing the same capital letters in the same row, and same small letters in the columns are statistically insignificant (P ≥ 0.05)