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Table 3 Survival of resistant and susceptible neonates of Pectinophora gossypiella on cotton bolls

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

Strains BG II [mean ± SE(M)] NBt [mean ± SE(M)]
Larval survival
(%)
Locule damage (%) Larval survival
(%)
Locule damage (%)
Susceptible F141 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 38 ± 3.74 80 ± 5.00
South India (F-H) Cry2Ab 24 ± 4.00 30 ± 5.00 24 ± 4.00 31.67 ± 4.86
Maharastra (F-H) Cry2Ab 32 ± 4.90 70 ± 12.25 36 ± 4.00 58.33 ± 5.27
Gujarat (F-L) Cry1Ac 28 ± 4.90 45 ± 5.00 24 ± 4.00 45 ± 5.00
Gujarat (B-H) Cry2Ab 36 ± 7.48 70 ± 5.00 32 ± 4.90 60 ± 6.12
Maharastra (F-L) Cry1Ac 24 ± 4.00 35 ± 6.12 28 ± 4.90 56.67 ± 8.90
Gujarat (B-L) Cry1Ac 20 ± 6.32 29 ± 5.34 32 ± 4.90 68.00 ± 10.56
  1. F populations from rosette flowers; boll bioassays were performed to confirm the survival of resistant and susceptible populations on Bt and non-Bt cotton in open field. B populations from bolls; H survivals on high concentration, L survivals on low concentration, SE standard error