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Table 2 Efficacy of mineral oils and botanicals on the incidence of Megalurothrips distalis in summer mung bean in 2019

From: Field evaluation of horticultural mineral oils and botanicals against bean thrips, Megalurothrips distalis (Karny) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), in summer mung bean

Treatment No. of thrips per 10 flowers
Pre treatment 1 DAT 3 DAT 7 DAT 10 DAT
MAK All Season HMO 14.67 7.00c (2.82) 7.00b (2.82) 12.00d (3.60) 13.33abcd (3.78)
Arbofine HMO 10.67 2.00ab (1.72) 4.00a (2.20) 10.67bcd (3.41) 14.00bcde (3.87)
NSKE 13.33 1.33a (1.47) 3.33a (2.07) 8.67ab (3.11) 10.00a (3.30)
Neem Baan 14.00 3.33b (2.07) 3.33a (2.07) 10.00bcd (3.31) 12.00abc (3.60)
Indo-Neem 12.67 2.67ab (1.90) 3.33a (2.07) 10.00bcd (3.31) 12.00abc (3.60)
Nimbecidine 10.33 2.67ab (1.90) 6.00b (2.65) 11.33cd (3.51) 12.67f (3.67)
Neem Kavach 14.00 1.33a (1.47) 2.67a (1.90) 7.33a (2.88) 10.87ab (3.41)
Pongamia soap 11.33 7.33 (2.88c) 10.67 (3.41c) 16.00 (4.12e) 14.67cde (3.96)
Dimethoate 30% EC 12.00 2.00ab (1.72) 3.33a (2.07) 9.00abc (3.16) 13.33abcd (3.78)
Homemade neem extract (boiled) 13.33 3.33b (2.08) 5.33b (2.51) 11.33cd (3.51) 13.33abcd (3.78)
Homemade neem extract (overnight soaking) 12.66 5.33bc (2.51) 6.66b (2.76) 12.00d (3.58) 14.66cde (3.95)
Water 15.33 12.00d (3.60) 14.67d (3.95) 16.67e (4.19) 18.00e (4.35)
Untreated control 14.00 15.33d (4.03) 19.33e (4.51) 20.00f (4.58) 17.33de (4.28)
CD (P = 0.05) NS (0.57) (0.39) (0.38) (0.50)
F value; df = 12 0.87 17.42 36.74 14.52 3.09
  1. Means followed by the same letter in each column with treatments did not differ significantly at the 5% level by LSD test. Figures in parentheses are √n + 1 transformed values
  2. DAT days after treatment