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Table 3 Number of new F1 progenies, grain weight loss and frass weight generated by Sitophilus oryzae in ten rice brands

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 Number of emerged F1 progeniesa Weight loss (%) Weight of frass (g)
1 Royale stallion 11.00 ± 1.22ab 20.08 ± 0.0750ab 0.00 ± 0.0000b
2 Mama royale 18.25 ± 3.79a 19.73 ± 0.1665abc 0.21 ± 0.1091ab
3 Parboiled rice 6.75 ± 1.25b 20.08 ± 0.0862ab 0.00 ± 0.0000b
4 Mama gold 9.50 ± 1.66ab 20.36 ± 0.1285ab 0.19 ± 0.0211ab
5 White rice 14.75 ± 1.25ab 20.53 ± 0.9844a 0.00 ± 0.0000b
6 Super eagle 18.75 ± 6.34a 18.86 ± 0.3037c 0.41 ± 0.2807a
7 Indian rice 5.50 ± 1.19b 16.68 ± 0.0377d 0.01 ± 0.0004b
8 Champion rice 14.25 ± 5.57ab 19.38 ± 0.2266bc 0.14 ± 0.0438ab
9 Abakiliki 15.00 ± 2.68ab 19.55 ± 0.1190abc 0.16 ± 0.0401ab
10 Mama Africa 13.00 ± 2.94ab 19.45 ± 0.2594bc 0.15 ± 0.0581ab
  F statistic F9,30 = 1.81 F9,30 = 9.680 F9,30 = 1.73
  P value 0.11  < 0.0001 0.125
  1. Data are means ± SEM of four replications
  2. Mean values in a column with same letter are not significantly different by HSD (α = 0.05)
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