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Table 4 Effect of sequential application of certain commercial non-traditional chemical insecticides on Tuta absoluta applied three times (during vegetative stage)

From: Influence of insect traps and insecticides sequential application as a tactic for management of tomato leafminer, Tuta absoluta (Meyrick), (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae)

Spray number Day after treatment Control Radiant Coragen Emperor
Alive Alive *R% Alive R% Alive R%
B-spray Zero 6.67 7.33 0.00 7.33 0.00 7.33 0.00
1st 3 days 10.00 1.67 84.48
7 days 9.33 1.33 87.01
Mean 1.83 1.83 85.75
2nd 3 days 10.33 1.00 90.91
7 days 10.67 0.33 96.75
Mean 10.50 0.67 93.83
3rd 3 days 11.67 0.67 93.75
7 days 13.67 0.33 96.75
Mean 12.7 0.50 95.3
General average 8.33 1.00 91.61 -
4th 3 days 13.67 0.00 100.0
7 days 14.67 0.00 100.0
Mean 14.17 0.00 100.0
5th 3 days 13.31 0.33 97.73
7 days 14.67 0.00 100.0
Mean 13.99 0.17 98.87
6th 3 days 13.67 0.00 100.0
7 days 14.00 0.67 98.56
Mean 13.84 0.34 99.28
General average 14.00 - 99.38
7th 3 days 13.67 0.33 97.78
7 days 18.00 0.67 96.63
Mean 15.84 0.50 97.21
8th 3 days 21.33 1.00 95.74
7 days 19.33 1.33 93.73
Mean 20.33 1.17 94.74
9th 3 days 18.67 0.67 96.75
7 days 20.67 0.33 98.04
Mean 19.67 0.50 97.40
General average 18.61 0.72 96.45
General reduction 95.81
  1. *R%, reduction percentages during 3 successive weeks