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Table 4 Mean Relative Control Potential (RCP) using abundance mean per leaf (n = 6) (Additional file 1: Fig. S1), for N. californicus, S. newsami, and N. cucumeris, that the RCP output exceeds 1 using bootstrapped maximum feeding and attack rates

From: Selection of suitable predatory mites against, Panonychus citri (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) using relative control potential metrics and functional response

Predator A, Predator B comparison FRs (1/Th (± SE)) Abundance (mean ± SE) RCP CIs (60%), PRCP > 1 (%)
N. californicus, S. newsami 10.131 (± 0.478), 10.862 (± 0.514) 2.850 (± 0.099), 1.783 (± 0.087) 1.497 1.383–1.608, 99.99 ***
N. cucumeris, N. californicus 18.163 (± 0.632), 10.131 (± 0.478) 4.033 (± 0.071), 2.850 (± 0.099) 2.545 2.393–2.694, 100 ***
N. cucumeris, S. newsami 18.163 (± 0.632), 10.862 (± 0.514) 4.033 (± 0.071), 1.783 (± 0.087) 3.701 3.457–3.939, 100 ***
  1. RCP score is > 1 (* > 95%, ** > 99%, *** > 99.9%)