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Table 1 Palatability of ten rice brands ascertained by panelist of rice consumers

From: Susceptibility of ten rice brands to weevil, Sitophilus oryzae L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), and their influence on the insect and infestation rate

Serial number Rice brands Mean scores Mean observationa Modal observation
1 Royale stallion 2.70 Fairly good Fair
2 Mama royale 3.10 Fairly good Fairly good
3 Parboiled rice 2.70 Fairly good Fair
4 Mama gold 3.50 Good Fairly good and good
5 White rice 2.70 Fairly good Fair
6 Super eagle 4.30 Good Excellent
7 Indian rice 2.70 Fairly good Fair
8 Champion rice 3.80 Good Good
9 Abakiliki 1.10 Poor Poor
10 Mama Africa 3.80 Good Fairly good and good
  1. Scores 1 = poor, 2 = fair, 3 = fairly good, 4 = good and 5 = excellent
  2. aRepresentative observation was based on approximated (nearest whole number) mean scores