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Table 4 Amount of insect-damaged grains and dockage (g ± SE), 10 weeks after the treatment of 5 grain species with abamectin

From: Effects of abamectin on lesser grain borer, Rhyzopertha dominica F. (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae), infestation on some stored grains

Insecticide Rate (g kg−1) Damaged grains and dockage (g ± SE)
Wheat Barley Rye Oats Triticale
Damaged grains
 Abamectin 0.25 0.58 ± 0.0a 0.15 ± 0.0a 0.28 ± 0.0a 0.22 ± 0.0ab 0.24 ± 0.0a
0.5 0.44 ± 0.1a 0.18 ± 0.0a 0.24 ± 0.0a 0.41 ± 0.1ab 0.11 ± 0.0a
1.0 0.50 ± 0.1a 0.32 ± 0.1a 0.36 ± 0.1a 0.14 ± 0.0a 0.11 ± 0.0a
 Infested sample 0 6.83 ± 0.3b 3.04 ± 0.2b 6.85 ± 0.2b 0.44 ± 0.1b 10.26 ± 0.2b
F   11.00 11.95 29.99 3.51 35.93
P   < 0.05 < 0.05 < 0.05 < 0.05 < 0.05
Dockage
 Abamectin 0.25 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a
0.5 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a 0.01 ± 0.0a
1.0 0.00a 0.00a 0.00a 0.00a 0.00a
 Infested sample 0 2.04 ± 0.1b 1.05 ± 0.1b 3.80 ± 0.2b 0.27 ± 0.0b 5.20 ± 0.2b
F   21.81 25.12 41.81 20.21 40.89
P   < 0.05 < 0.05 < 0.05 < 0.05 < 0.05
  1. *For each parameter separately, means within columns followed by the same letter are not significantly different; Tukey-Kramer (HSD) test at P > 0.05; in all cases, df = 8, 70; P < 0.05