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Table 3 Percentages of parasitism and adult emergence rates of Trichogrammatoidea bactrae in F1 progeny 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)

(a) Parasitism %
Temp. Duration (weeks)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
  4 °C 80.65 ± 1.16Cb 91.17 ± 0.79Ab 21.14 ± 3.03Ec 45.19 ± 3.71Dc
  7 °C 95.28 ± 0.66Aa 95.31 ± 0.49Aa 97.65 ± 0.28Aa 96.78 ± 0.32Aa 93.81 ± 0.47Aa 89.21 ± 1.18ABa 88.82 ± 0.88Bb 67.93 ± 2.39Ca 38.56 ± 2.4Db
  10 °C 82.09 ± 0.98Db 90.04 ± 1.11Ab 86.24 ± 1.30BCb 88.27 ± 0.90ABb 86.98 ± 2.48BCb 87.47 ± 0.57ABa 91.00 ± 0.38Aa 63.47 ± 0.90Fa 54.34 ± 1.39HIa 88.63 ± 1.17AB 78.59 ± 2.01E 83.39 ± 1.15D 57.04 ± 4.38G 41.53 ± 3.73J 52.99 ± 2.71I 13.06 ± 2.45K
Control 91.36 ± 1.36AB
(b) Adults’ emergence %
Temp. Duration (weeks)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
  4 °C 83.91 ± 2.86Cb 96.74 ± 0.59Aa 97.83 ± 0.49Aa 97.44 ± 0.72Aa
  7 °C 91.68 ± 0.72ABa 96.94 ± 0.42Aa 93.95 ± 1.01Ab 88.76 ± 1.21Bc 94.35 ± 0.51Ab 95.16 ± 0.66Aa 93.17 ± 1.41Ab 94.20 ± 0.63Ab 88.28 ± 1.06Bb
  10 °C 80.87 ± 1.71Fb 78.00 ± 2.58FGb 85.56 ± 1.57Dc 95.39 ± 0.37Ab 97.33 ± 0.56Aa 93.72 ± 0.73Aa 97.81 ± 0.62Aa 96.16 ± 0.39Aa 95.21 ± 0.83Aa 88.92 ± 1.38BC 81.64 ± 1.11EF 78.68 ± 1.17FG 93.43 ± 2.01AB 90.26 ± 1.27AB 92.42 ± 0.99AB 86.98 ± 2.93CD
Control 96.79 ± 0.75AB
  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)