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Table 2 Effect of the tested plant powders on some biological aspects of potato tuber moth (PTM) Phthorimeae operculihha

From: Protection of stored potatoes from infestation with the potato tuber moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller)(Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) using plant powders

Tested plant powder No. of deposited eggs Duration of life cycle in days No. of emerged moths % Adult offspring (F1)
Mean ± SE
Coriander 1.8 ± 0.66 dc 0 c 0 c 0
Colocynth 2.2 ± 0.92 cb 18.8 ± 7.59b 1.6 ± 0.67 c 72.72
Zyhgophyllum 3.0 ± 1.89 cb 0 c 0 c 0
Senna 4.4 ± 0.81 cb 31.2 ± 2.10 a 3.4 ± 1.08 c 72.27
Camomile 6.4 ± 2.54 cb 35.0 ± 1.00 a 1.4 ± 0.51 c 18.75
Harmel 7.2 ± 1.42 cb 34.2 ± 0.20 a 3.8 ± 1.07 c 52.77
Jasmine 7.4 ± 1.21 cb 27.0 ± 6.80 ba 1.6 ± 0.67 c 21.62
Basil 11.2 ± 2.73 cb 34.2 ± 1.96 a 1.6 ± 0.6 c 17.39
Solanum 12.2 ± 2.22 cb 34.0 ± 0.55 a 12.2 ± 2.2 b 100
Mint 16.6 ± 11.49 ab 30.0 ± 7.5 ab 3.6 ± 1.75 c 21.69
Arnoglosse 17.6 ± 4.77 ab 32.6 ± a.6 a 3.4 ± 0.67 c 19.32
Geranium 18.2 ± 7.17 ab 31.6 ± 1.36 a 3.2 ± 1.39 c 17.85
Control 29.0 ± 7.11 a 33.6 ± 0.68 a 25 ± 5.86 a 95.17
LSD0.05 13.28 11.35 5.49  
LSD0.01 7.31 17. 69 15.16
  1. Means with the same letters are not significantly different in vertical column P < 0.05