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Table 3 Indirect effect of tested compounds on progeny (immature stage) of Bracon brevicornis reared on full-grown larvae of P. gossypiella and E. insulana treated as newly hatched larvae

From: Impact of conventional insecticides on two bollworms and their indirect effects on the ectoparasitoid, Bracon brevicornis (Wesmael) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Treated hostProgeny of Bracon brevicornis
Duration of Bracon brevicornis immature stages (days ± SE)Total immature stage ± SELife cycle ± SE% emergence of adults
EggsLarvaePupae
P. gossypiellaEtofenprox2.8 ± 0.1010.9 ± 0.67.3. ± 0.318.2 ± 0.821.0 ± 1.661.00
Chlorpyrifos2.7 ± 0.211.3 ± 0.338.2 ± 0.219.5 ± 1.322.2 ± 1.656.00
Control2.3 ± 0.28.9 ± 0.65.4 ± 0.214.3 ± 0.916.6 ± 0.294.00
LSD050.130.430.351.221.372.49
F value47.4198.79166.920.80339.5551.09
E. insulanaEtofenprox2.9 ± 0.212.9 ± 0.326.9 ± 0.219.8 ± 0.622.7 ± 2.633.00
Chlorpyrifos2.7 ± 0.113.0 ± 0.707.6 ± 0.320.6 ± 1.223.3 ± 2.149.00
Control2.6 ± 0.29.3 ± 0.45.9 ± 0.215.2 ± 0.617.8 ± 0.292.00
LSD050.200.360.421.892.012.31
F value1.0895.3029.3080.59349.60856.78