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Table 3 Incidence of bean thrips, Megalurothrips distalis, and reduction percent after application of treatments in summer mung bean (pooled data of 2018 and 2019)

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

Treatment Pre treatment 1 DAT 3 DAT 7 DAT 10 DAT
No. of thrips/10 flowers No. of thrips/10 flowers Reduction % No. of thrips /10 flowers Reduction % No. of thrips/10 flowers Reduction % No. of thrips/10 flowers Reduction %
MAK All Season HMO 12.33 5.50c (2.52) 59.47 6.00de (2.63) 64.67 9.67c (3.24) 47.95 11.83bc (3.57) 36.34
Arbofine HMO 8.83 2.16ab (1.77) 77.78 4.33bcd (2.30) 64.39 7.83ab (2.93) 41.16 11.50bc (3.51) 13.58
NSKE 9.50 1.00a (1.38) 90.44 2.67a (1.89) 79.59 6.67a (2.74) 53.41 8.83a (3.13) 38.33
Neem Baan 11.50 3.16bc (2.02) 75.29 3.83abc (2.19) 75.82 8.17abc (3.00) 52.86 10.50abc (3.38) 39.42
Indo-Neem 10.33 2.00ab (1.70) 82.42 4.00abc (2.22) 71.88 8.00abc (2.97) 48.62 10.33ab (3.35) 33.65
Nimbecidine 9.67 2.33ab (1.81) 78.12 5.17cd (2.47) 61.18 9.00bc (3.13) 38.25 10.83abc (3.41) 25.69
Neem Kavach 11.50 1.83ab (1.63) 85.55 3.33ab (2.06) 78.97 7.17a (2.85) 58.63 9.67ab (3.25) 44.21
Pongamia soap 8.67 5.33cd (2.48) 44.18 8.17e (2.99) 31.58 12.00d (3.56) 8.16 12.67c (3.68) 3.04
Dimethoate 30% EC 10.00 1.66ab (1.60) 84.92 3.00ab (1.98) 78.22 6.67a (2.73) 55.74 11.00abc (3.44) 27.02
Water 11.00 7.66d (2.83) 36.77 11.67f (3.53) 22.98 13.33d (3.76) 19.59 16.00d (4.11) 3.49
Control 11.50 12.66e (3.68) - 15.83g (4.07) - 17.33e (4.27) - 17.33d (4.27) -
CD (P = 0.05) NS (0.46)   (0.37)   (0.28)   (0.33)  
F value; df = 12 0.79 17.46   28.41   23.94   9.13  
  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