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Table 1 Effect of pyriproxyfen and glycine on different biological parameters of B. mori larvae

From: Biological and physiological effects of pyriproxyfen insecticide and amino acid glycine on silkworm, Bombyx mori L

Treatment conca Larval weight (g) Larval duration (day) Pupal weight (g)
1st day 6th day Mature larvae
Pyriproxyfen at 2nd day 1 0.823 2.876 4.46 10 1.069
10 0.826 2.850 4.27 10 1.213
100 0.796 2.896 4.22 9.83 1.187
Mean 0.815 2.874 4.32 9.94 1.156
Pyriproxyfen + Glycine 1% at 5th day 1 0.816 2.916 4.38 10 1.273
10 0.790 3.000 4.79 10 1.277
100 0.793 2.990 4.73 9.66 1.228
Mean 0.800 2.968 4.64 9.88 1.259
Pyriproxyfen at 8th day 1 0.793 2.69 4.36 11 1.202
10 0.790 3.186 4.82 11 1.267
100 0.766 3.093 4.68 11.50 1.219
Mean   0.783 2.990 4.62 11.16 1.229
Glycine 1% 1 0.733 3.026 5.12 9 1.001
Control 0.753 2.933 4.74 9 0.936
L.S.D 0.05 Conc. 0.054 0.224 0.298 0.793 0.205
P ≥ 0.05 0.0395* 0.0162* 0.0000*** 0.0000*** 0.0026**
L.S.D. 0.05 Treatment 0.027 0.145 0.172 0.436 0.103
P ≥ 0.05 0.0000*** 0.0077** 0.0000*** 0.0000*** 0.0000***
  1. NS, *, **, *** denote not significant and significant differences at 0.05, 0.01 and 0.001levels of probability, respectively
  2. aThe tested concentrations of pyriproxyfen (μg/larva) and the glycine concentration tested is 1%