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Table 5 Effect of different concentrations of jatropha oil extract on the honey and pollen grains stored in the tested honeybee colonies

From: Evaluating the impact of jatropha oil extract against the Varroa mite, Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman (Arachnida: Acari: Varroidae), infesting honeybee colonies (Apis mellifera L.)

No. of treatment Area of honey (inch2)/colony F value Area of pollen grains (inch2)/colony F value
Jatropha oil concentrations Jatropha oil concentrations
1% 2% 5% 10% Control   1% 2% 5% 10% Control  
Before treatment 95.00 a 82.50 a 72.50 a 85.00 a 95.00 a 0.66NS 0.50 a 0.00 a 0.25 a 0.50 a 0.50 a 0.80NS
First treatment 12.50 a 24.50 a 38.25 a 18.25 a 23.00 a 1.16NS 1.00 a 1.25 a 1.00 a 1.00 a 1.00 a 0.27NS
Second treatment 11.00 a 7.75 b 8.25 b 8.75 ab 6.75 b 3.84* 1.50 a 1.25 a 1.00 a 1.25 a 1.25 a 0.35NS
Third treatment 28 a 27 a 28 a 27 a 27 a 0.10NS 1.75 a 1.25 a 1.50 a 1.50 a 1.75 a 0.42NS
Fourth treatment 126.50 a 93 a 96 a 111 a 96 a 1.55NS 11.25 a 9.75 a 9.00 a 9.75 a 6.75 a 1.20NS
  1. NS non-significant means in a row with dissimilar letters differ significantly at 0.05 level of probability