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Table 6 Percentages of parasitism and adults’ emergence of Trichogrammatoidea bactrae in F1 progeny during storage of parasitoid pre-pupae at different low temperatures

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

Storage period (weeks) (a) Parasitism % (b) Adults’ emergence %
4 °C 7 °C 10 °C 4 °C 7 °C 10 °C
Control 92.02 ± 0.92A 95.63 ± 1.24A
1 91.05 ± 0.43Ac 96.58 ± 0.52Aa 93.18 ± 0.40Ab 87.28 ± 0.78Bc 98.32 ± 0.70Aa 95.49 ± 0.30Ab
2 92.26 ± 0.36Ab 96.58 ± 0.56Aa 88.68 ± 1.26BCc 88.84 ± 2.52Bab 94.20 ± 0.85Aa 84.71 ± 2.56Bb
3 82.13 ± 1.19Bc 95.73 ± 0.61Aa 91.21 ± 0.98Ab 96.10 ± 1.13Aab 97.36 ± 1.06Aa 93.82 ± 0.91Ab
4 80.13 ± 0.62BCc 95.57 ± 0.49Aa 87.38 ± 1.05Cb 91.67 ± 0.51Bbc 97.32 ± 0.32Aa 93.88 ± 1.30Ab
5 78.53 ± 0.52Cb 96.94 ± 0.25Aa 90.61 ± 0.51ABa 94.52 ± 0.45Aa 93.71 ± 0.80Aa 96.19 ± 0.64Aa
6 16.44 ± 4.09Dc 81.21 ± 0.94Bb 72.19 ± 1.15Ec 81.74 ± 4.55Cb 87.30 ± 1.37Bb 87.69 ± 1.03Bb
7 82.85 ± 1.08Ba 76.03 ± 1.74Db 93.37 ± 0.63Ab 96.38 ± 0.70Aa
8 70.09 ± 2.03Ca 34.67 ± 3.13Fb 86.60 ± 1.46Bb 93.24 ± 1.01Aa
9 60.23 ± 1.15Da 92.65 ± 0.80A -
  1. Means ± SE sharing the same capital letters in the same columns, and the same small letters in the rows are statistically insignificant (P ≥ 0.05)