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Table 6 Trichogramma evanescens parasitizing eggs of Ephestia kuehniella fed on three different diets

From: Role of host diet on the fitness of the egg parasitoid species, Trichogramma evanescens Westwood (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)

Diets n Parasitization per F0 female n Parasitization per F1 female Total parasitization per female
1st day 2nd day   1st day 2nd day F0 F1
CY 17 23.88 ± 2.08a 14.94 ± 2.47a 9 26.33 ± 3.63a 19.89 ± 1.73a 38.82 ± 3.94a 46.22 ± 4.07a
CBGY 12 25.83 ± 3.47a 10.33 ± 2.88a 12 24.25 ± 1.53a 14.58 ± 2.22a 36.17 ± 5.35a 38.83 ± 2.95ab
WBGY 14 26.71 ± 2.59a 10.64 ± 2.00a 11 19.36 ± 2.07a 13.36 ± 1.57a 37.36 ± 3.79a 32.73 ± 3.01b
  1. Means (± SE) with same letter in the same column are not statistically significant according to Tukey’s HSD test (p < 0.05)