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Table 6 Economics of insecticides and botanical formulations sequence treatments used against Tuta absoluta on tomato plants

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

Treatments Yield (t/fed.) % Increase yield over control Total cost per fed. (lb/fed.) Total cost per ton (lb/t) Gross income (lb/fed.) Net monetary returns (lb/fed.) Net monetary returns (lb/t) Cost benefit ratio
Treated 28.25 ± 0.5 238.32 10446 ± 0.0 369.77 ± 0.0 42093 ± 745 31647 ± 745 1120.25 ± 6.5 1:7.63
Untreated (control) 8.35 ± 0.8 6296 ± 0.0 754.01 ± 0.0 12442 ± 1132 6146 ± 1132 736.05 ± 44.2