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Table 7 Percentages of Trichogrammatoidea bactrae females in parental and F1 generations 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) Females (%)
(a) Parental generation (b) F1 progeny
4 °C 7 °C 10 °C 4 °C 7 °C 10 °C
Control 82.78 ± 1.52A 91.12 ± 1.65A
1 81.55 ± 1.07Aa 68.87 ± 3.57CDb 82.33 ± 1.93Aa 90.00 ± 0.71Aa 77.00 ± 1.49Bb 91.00 ± 1.49ABa
2 82.55 ± 0.82Aa 67.37 ± 1.63Db 83.22 ± 2.01Aa 89.25 ± 0.49ABb 70.12 ± 1.57Cc 91.12 ± 0.48Aa
3 82.44 ± 1.60Aa 70.87 ± 0.35Cb 81.89 ± 1.52Aa 88.00 ± 0.57Ba 71.00 ± 0.96Cb 88.00 ± 0.33BCa
4 83.89 ± 0.48Aa 71.37 ± 1.40BCc 81.00 ± 0.63Ab 84.12 ± 1.01Ca 70.75 ± 0.96Cb 87.25 ± 0.41Ca
5 78.89 ± 0.12Aa 70.50 ± 2.34Cb 78.33 ± 0.78BCa 81.00 ± 1.66Da 70.00 ± 0.82Cb 87.12 ± 0.29Ca
6 81.11 ± 0.27Ab 74.00 ± 1.00Bc 85.00 ± 1.31Aa 73.00 ± 0.42Eb 70.87 ± 0.69Cc 82.25 ± 0.36Da
7 81.00 ± 0.77Aa 71.37 ± 1.15BCb 79.11 ± 0.74ABa 70.25 ± 1.01Cb 65.50 ± 1.43Fc
8 66.33 ± 0.26Bc 69.25 ± 1.50Cb 76.00 ± 1.07Ca 70.50 ± 1.02Cb 71.12 ± 1.87Eb
9 50.00 ± 0.00Cc 63.87 ± 0.54Ea 51.75 ± 0.41Db 63.25 ± 0.56D
  1. Means ± SE sharing the same capital letters in the same columns, and same small letters in the rows are statistically insignificant (P ≥ 0.05)