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Table 8 Effect of cold storage on the parasitism%, developmental period and adults' emergence % of Trichogrammatoidea bactrae in parental generation during storage of parasitoid 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) Developmental period (c) Adults’ emergence %
4 °C 7 °C 10 °C 4 °C 7 °C 10 °C 4 °C 7 °C 10 °C
Control 92.67 ± 0.94A 3.79 ± 0.17 97.07 ± 0.55AB
1 92.68 ± 1.39Aab 92.24 ± 0.70Ab 94.49 ± 0.44Aa 3.78 ± 0.25Da 3.18 ± 0.28Da 3.63 ± 0.20Aa 98.17 ± 0.21Aa 91.56 ± 1.62Cb 97.67 ± 0.73Aa
2 93.36 ± 0.75Aa 91.50 ± 0.81Aa 89.62 ± 1.46Aa 3.06 ± 0.06Ea 3.00 ± 0.12Dab 2.66 ± 0.15Bb 95.18 ± 1.03Ba 76.30 ± 2.76Db 97.18 ± 0.37Aa
3 93.45 ± 0.43Aa 90.87 ± 0.90Ab 92.00 ± 1.11Aab 3.69 ± 0.17Da 3.13 ± 0.15Db 1.23 ± 0.09Cc 79.84 ± 2.41Cb 60.59 ± 1.64Ec 94.24 ± 0.66Ba
4 93.55 ± 0.41Aa 90.52 ± 0.61Ab 88.94 ± 1.03Ab 5.47 ± 0.19Ca 3.01 ± 0.12Db 1.18 ± 0.03CDc 66.65 ± 2.01Db 46.21 ± 2.80Fc 92.86 ± 0.40Ca
5 92.29 ± 0.89Aa 87.43 ± 2.17Aba 90.07 ± 1.91Aa 6.57 ± 0.18Aa 3.50 ± 0.10Cb 1.10 ± 0.22Dc 38.99 ± 3.05Eb 41.01 ± 2.78Gb 88.87 ± 1.24Da
6 90.76 ± 1.64Aab 86.95 ± 1.42Bb 90.96 ± 0.77Aa 5.78 ± 0.16BCa 3.74 ± 0.21Cb 0.87 ± 0.19Ec 22.49 ± 2.30Fc 32.14 ± 2.52Hb 90.41 ± 1.61CDa
7 91.52 ± 0.71Aa 87.96 ± 1.36ABb 90.96 ± 0.77Aab 6.14 ± 0.02ABa 4.32 ± 0.14Bb 0.81 ± 0.11Ec 9.41 ± 0.67Gc 27.76 ± 1.55Ib 90.30 ± 1.58CDa
8 91.44 ± 1.13Aa 86.23 ± 1.71Bb 91.90 ± 0.42Aa 6.52 ± 0.15Aa 4.68 ± 0.14Bb 0.68 ± 0.15Fc 8.83 ± 1.79Gc 25.94 ± 2.58 Ib 80.71 ± 2.32Ea
9 88.03 ± 1.05Aa 85.25 ± 1.20Ba 72.53 ± 1.34Bb 6.11 ± 0.03ABa 5.87 ± 0.10Aa 0.42 ± 0.05Gb 2.68 ± 0.98Hc 25.14 ± 2.98 Ia 17.07 ± 2.18Fb
  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)