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Table 8 Female ratios of 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 F0 female ratios (%) F1 female ratios (%) Total female ratios (%)
1st day 2nd day 1st day 2nd day F0 F1
CY 88.33 ± 1.76a 81.12 ± 3.39a 93.17 ± 1.74a 77.03 ± 3.55a 86.13 ± 1.34a 86.71 ± 1.21a
CBGY 80.18 ± 6.03a 75.42 ± 8.30a 82.46 ± 2.34b 82.83 ± 2.98a 81.04 ± 5.41a 82.90 ± 1.70a
WBGY 89.68 ± 2.14a 87.43 ± 3.62a 87.17 ± 0.95ab 73.36 ± 3.36a 88.75 ± 1.98a 81.89 ± 1.50a
  1. Means (± SE) with same letter in the same column are not statistically significant according to Tukey’s HSD test (p < 0.05)