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Table 1 Fumigant toxicity values of the selected essential oils against Surinam beetle, Oryzaephilus surinamensis adults after exposure period

From: Fumigant and toxic activity of some aromatic oils for protecting dry dates from Oryzaephilus surinamensis (L.) (Coleoptera: Silvanidae) in stores

Oils Exposure periods (hrs.)
24 48 72
LC50 Slope (±) χ² LC50 Slope (±) χ² LC50 Slope (±) χ²
Ocimum basilicum 35.6 1.31 ± 0.22 1.92 11.45 1.13 ± 0.19 0.1 4.9 1.37 ± 0.2 0.56
Eucalyptus globules 101.23 1.47 ± 0.3 0.01 75.6 1.28 ± 0.2 1.25 62.5 1.0 ± 0.21 0.31
  1. LC50 = μl L−1 air