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Table 2 Interaction of two factors (Plant*Predator) with respect to the adult predators abundance

From: Do the diversity of plants and sulphur application influence the population fluctuation of insect predator?

Plant*PredatorPost treatment intervals (hours)
0 h2 h12 h24 h48 h72 h168 h
Mean number of each predator ± SE
OkraCoccinella11.83 ± 1.30c6.33 ± 0.99c14.42 ± 2.14b13.83 ± 1.96c15.25 ± 1.79b14.92 ± 1.32b15.42 ± 1.62a
Chrysoperla4.17 ± 0.17d2.75 ± 0.69d3.25 ± 0.62c3.58 ± 0.31d5.17 ± 0.35c5.83 ± 0.37c7.58 ± 0.34b
Stethorus6.25 ± 0.71d3.33 ± 0.75d5.08 ± 1.16c4.58 ± 1.28d6.00 ± 0.99c5.00 ± 0.99c6.08 ± 0.97b
MarrowCoccinella15.33 ± 1.23b14.25 ± 2.59b16.50 ± 2.75b17.75 ± 3.08b17.25 ± 2.79b16.33 ± 1.61ab17.50 ± 1.69a
Chrysoperla18.75 ± 0.55a20.00 ± 2.72a22.17 ± 3.18a25.17 ± 2.79a21.33 ± 1.73a18.25 ± 1.78a17.58 ± 2.73a
Stethorus6.00 ± 0.96d3.25 ± 0.66d5.00 ± 1.19c5.92 ± 0.98d5.92 ± 1.02c5.75 ± 0.91c5.42 ± 0.79b
F value25.080**98.521**48.343**157.734**34.139**52.582**15.918**
LSD at 5 %3.3561.9043.2592.0333.2971.9693.024
P value0.00010.00000.00000.00000.00000.00000.0004
  1. Means in a column followed with the same letter(s) are not significantly different (P at 5%)
  2. **Highly significant