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Table 4 Effect of tested compounds on physiological of two hosts, full-grown P. gossypiella and E. insulana (resulted from treated newly hatched larvae)

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

Biological aspectsConc.Protein (mg/g.b.wt)Lipids (mg/g.b.wt)Carbohydrates(mg/g.b.wt)
Mean ± S.E% reductionMean ± S.E%reductionMean ± S.E% reduction
P. gossypiellaEtofenprox0.0714.6 ± 1.22− 38.1417.0 ± 0.9− 41.9820.3 ± 0.8− 29.75
Chlorpyrifos0.8711.14 ± 0.8− 52.8014.6 ± 1.2− 50.1718.5 ± 1.8− 35.99
Control23.6 ± 1.30.0029.3 ± 1.70.0028.9 ± 1.40.00
LSD052.5702.2002.950
F value75.610152.45042.190
E. insulanaEtofenprox0.0917.6 ± 1.2− 39.9328.53 ± 0.98− 7.9715.3 ± 0.98− 40.00
Chlorpyrifos0.3722.14 ± 1.4− 24.4413.7 ± 1.1− 55.8114.0 ± 1.7− 45.10
Control29.3 ± 0.90.0031.0 ± 1.50.0025.5 ± 1.80.00
LSD051.9302.7501.850
F value110.320141.760133.000
  1. Values are mean ± SE of three replicates
  2. Reduction (%) = [(mean values of treatment − mean values of control)/mean values of control] × 100