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Table 2 Generation-dependent life table parameters (mean ± SE) of Neoseiulus cucumeris reared on Tyrophagus putrescentiae and Tetranychus urticae

From: Cost-effective and efficient factitious prey for mass production of Neoseiulus cucumeris (Acari: Phytoseiidae): assessing its quality compared with natural prey

Parameter Tyrophagus putrescentiae Tetranychus urticae
G1 G10 G20 G30 G1 G10 G20 G30
GRR (eggs/ individual) 32.82 ± 3.377aA
(32.82)
44.70 ± 8.981aA
(46.87)
25.33 ± 4.771aA
(25.84)
30.30 ± 5.442aA
(30.29)
46.26 ± 8.960aA
(46.27)
8.86 ± 8.869bB
(8.85)
18.96 ± 4.327bA
(18.96)
16.56 ± 6.281bA
(16.55)
R0 (eggs/individual) 15.16 ± 3.361abA
(18.38)
26.40 ± 5.027aA
(26.41)
10.97 ± 2.369bA
(10.96)
23.09 ± 4.757aA
(23.07)
18.39 ± 3.910aA
(18.37)
6.15 ± 2.014bB
(6.14)
12.34 ± 2.774abA
(12.33)
8.71 ± 3.668abA
(8.71)
r (day−1) 0.096 ± 0.010cB
(0.096)
0.182 ± 0.013aA
(0.183)
0.134 ± 0.015bA
(0.136)
0.171 ± 0.014abA
(0.173)
0.164 ± 0.012aA
(0.165)
0.109 ± 0.023bB
(0.113)
0.158 ± 0.015abA
(0.159)
0.118 ± 0.030abA
(0.124)
λ (day−1) 1.100 ± 0.011cA
(1.101)
1.199 ± 0.016aA
(1.201)
1.144 ± 0.017bA
(1.145)
1.187 ± 0.016abA
(1.188)
1.179 ± 0.014aB
(1.180)
1.116 ± 0.026bB
(1.119)
1.172 ± 0.017abA
(1.173)
1.125 ± 0.033abA
(1.131)
T (day) 28.24 ± 1.388aA
(28.17)
17.94 ± 0.581bA
(17.91)
17.69 ± 0.809bA
(17.64)
18.24 ± 0.415bA
(18.21)
17.58 ± 0.659aB
(17.62)
16.05 ± 0.699abB
(16.08)
15.69 ± 0.420bB
(15.71)
17.37 ± 1.133abA
(17.52)
  1. G generation; Data in the first row for each parameter is the mean of the pseudo-values of bootstrap samples (100,000), and data in the parenthesis are their original value. Means followed by different capital letters within the same row are comparisons between corresponding generations of two diets. The means followed by different small letters within the same row are comparisons among different generations of each diet (P < 0.05, paired-bootstrap)