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Table 1 Infestation of Pectinophora gossypiella on flowers and green bolls of Bacillus thuringiensis cotton in India

From: Pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) survival on transgenic cotton in India

States District Pink bollworm damage indices
Flower infestation (%) Green boll infestation (%)
Andhra Pradesh Prakasham 29.26 (6) 83 (4)
Telangana Adilabad 9.15 (18) 91.20 (5)
Maharastra Wardha 18.05 (7)
Yavatmal 7.91 (7) 56.6 (19)
Jalna 13.48 (5) 79 (4)
Gujarat Rajkot 6.63 (5) 60 (3)
Junagadh 3.09 (6) 69.60 (5)
Amreli 3.6 (7) 90 (2)
Vadodara 3.36 (10) 36 (4)
  1. Note: Infestation of flowers and green bolls by field populations; the same populations which were survived on toxins log concentration probit assays was pooled in F1 and boll bioassays was performed in field for further confirmation of resistance; figures in parenthesis are number of fields sampledss