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Table 2 Infestation percentage of pink bollworm (P. gossypiella), spiny bollworm (E. insulana) and cotton planting date

From: Relationship between cotton planting date and two bollworms associated with their natural enemies

Planting date No. of infested bolls/100 bolls Pectinophora gossypiella percentage (%) Earias insulana percentage (%)
23rd of March 19.00 a 2.11 b 1.60 b
17th of April 18.00 a 3.50 a 2.79 a
6th of May 14.00 b 2.33 b 1.67 b
LSD0.05 1.13 0.48 0.37
  1. L.S.D0.05 least significant difference at 0.05 level of probability; means accompanied by the same letter in the same column are not significantly different at 0.05 level of probability