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Table 3 Damage index (DI) of potato tubers treated with different plant powders

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

Tested plant powders Tuber damage index
(Mean ± SE)
Coriander 0 h
Zyhgophyllum 0 h
Colocynth 8.78 ± 0.85 g
Jasmine 11.34 ± 0.63 f
Mint 13.33 ± 0.76 e
Basil 15.00 ± 1.00 de
Camomile 15.00 ± 1.73 de
Geranium 16.56 ± 0.91 cd
Senna 17.36 ± 0.64 c
Harmel 18.50 ± 0.50b bc
Solanum 20.00 ± 1.00 b
Arnoglosse 20.00 ± 2.00 b
Control 30.00 ± 0.00 a
LSD 0.05 1.78
LSD 0.01 2.24