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Table 9 Percentages of parasitism and adults' emergence of Trichogrammatoidea bactrae in F1 progeny 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) Adults’ emergence %
4 °C 7 °C 10 °C 4 °C 7 °C 10 °C
Control 92.88 ± 0.45ABC 96.82 ± 0.72A
1 92.95 ± 0.58Ab 96.76 ± 0.79Aa 95.83 ± 0.38Aa 84.43 ± 1.99Cb 93.76 ± 1.16ABa 92.85 ± 0.92BCa
2 90.93 ± 0.74Bb 94.13 ± 0.39ABa 90.43 ± 0.58Cb 91.03 ± 1.07Bb 92.08 ± 1.03Bab 94.71 ± 1.15ABa
3 82.86 ± 0.64Db 91.39 ± 1.19Ca 91.28 ± 1.06Ba 90.15 ± 1.79Ba 93.78 ± 1.80ABa 93.94 ± 0.40ABa
4 87.49 ± 1.65Cb 89.87 ± 0.41Cb 92.95 ± 0.96Ba 91.71 ± 1.18Bb 96.24 ± 0.83Aa 96.02 ± 1.49Aa
5 82.14 ± 1.25Da 92.67 ± 1.16Ba 87.41 ± 0.75Db 83.64 ± 1.51Cb 97.13 ± 0.46Aa 96.17 ± 0.79Aa
6 56.48 ± 4.53Ec 73.68 ± 3.14Db 68.04 ± 2.81Eb 96.22 ± 0.54Aa 83.37 ± 2.33Dc 88.81 ± 1.77Cb
7 33.17 ± 2.03Fc 66.17 ± 3.45Ea 54.40 ± 1.51Fb 97.92 ± 0.62Aa 94.06 ± 1.05Ab 92.76 ± 0.77BCb
8 66.14 ± 2.93Ea 13.48 ± 0.51Gb 89.58 ± 1.23Ca 80.83 ± 2.36Db
9 49.70 ± 5.35F 96.26 ± 1.25A
  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)