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Table 7 Effect of the tested insecticides on total phenol contents of tomato plants

From: Comparative toxicity of new insecticides generations against tomato leafminer Tuta absoluta and their biochemical effects on tomato plants

Insecticides Total phenol (mg/g fresh weight) at indicated days after treatment (mean ± SD)
Before spray One Three Five Seven
Challenger 100.11 ± 11.56 88.92 ± 7.8b 81.74 ± 3.68b 78.91 ± 3.81b 70.31 ± 2.89b
Coragen 104.94 ± 4.0 76.3 2 ± 3.1c 71.55 ± 4.7c 66.96 ± 2.2de 61.13 ± 2.0c
Emperor 111.83 ± 4.20 76.67 ± 2.5c 67.84 ± 2.0c 62.89 ± 2.2e 59.71 ± 1.5c
Radiant 117.13 ± 2.3 89.92 ± 9.0b 79.85 ± 3.2b 69.78 ± 3.0cd 61.48 ± 2.5c
Vapcomic 104.94 ± 4.0 86.74 ± 3.2bc 78.09 ± 4.5b 74.91 ± 7.5bc 62.36 ± 2.2c
Control 122.43 ± 4.42 124.20 ± 8.3a 126.14 ± 1.8a 121.02 ± 3.0a 121.19 ± 6.4a
LSD0.05 NS 10.87 5.14 5.84 5.69
  1. L.S.D0.05 least significant difference at 0.05 level of probability; N.S not significant difference at 0.05 level of probability; Means accompanied by the same letter in a column are not significantly different at 0.05 level of probability