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Table 2 Effect of different tested materials indirectly on the biological aspects of Chrysoperla carnea

From: Efficacy of cinnamon oil and its active ingredient (cinnamaldehyde) on the cotton mealy bug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley and the predator Chrysoperla carnea

Tested materials Average period of different developmental larval instars (in days) Total larval stage Pupal stage Egg laying %
1st 2nd 3rd
Cinnamon oil 3.17 ± 0.2 2.96 ± 0.2 3.67 ± 0.2 9.8 ± 0.2 ------- ------
Cinnamaladyde 3.33 ± 0.3 2.98 ± 0.2 3.83 ± 0.4 10.14 ± 0.2 11.67 ± 0.3 100
Control 3.26 ± 0.2 2.83 ± 0.2 3.33 ± 0.2 9.42 ± 0.2 9.67 ± 0.3 100