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Table 3 Maximum likelihood estimates for parameters of the logistic model fit to proportion of F. schultzei larvae consumed by D. primarius versus initial prey density at 26 ± 2 °C

From: Biology and functional response of the predator, Dortus primarius (Distant) (Hemiptera: Miridae) preying on Frankliniella schultzei (Trybom) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae)

Parameters   Instar5 Adult
Constant (\({P}_{0}\)) Intercept (\({P}_{0}\)) − 0.9350472 − 0.2291953
SE 0.3302015 0.3311785
p-value 0.004629 ** 0.488900
Linear (\({P}_{1}\)) Coeffecient (\({P}_{1}\)) 0.1065454 0.1104207
SE 0.0315618 0.0326342
p-value 0.000736 *** 0.000715 ***
Quadratic (\({P}_{2}\)) Coeffecient (P2) − 0.0019261 − 0.0021791
SE 0.0006354 0.0006634
p-value 0.002437 ** 0.001021 **
  1. *Significant at P < 0.05; **Significant at P < 0.01; ***Significant at P < 0.001