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Table 4 Mean weight of male and female Sitophilus oryzae L. emerged from 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 Mean weight of males (g) Mean weight of females (g)
1 Royale stallion 0.0022 ± 0.0003a 0.0026 ± 0.0003bc
2 Mama royale 0.0027 ± 0.0003a 0.0038 ± 0.0006a
3 Parboiled rice 0.0020 ± 0.0002a 0.0029 ± 0.0004abc
4 Mama gold 0.0025 ± 0.0003a 0.0030 ± 0.0003ab
5 White rice 0.0023 ± 0.0004a 0.0030 ± 0.0004ab
6 Super eagle 0.0024 ± 0.0003a 0.0036 ± 0.0005ab
7 Indian rice 0.0029 ± 0.0004a 0.0032 ± 0.0002ab
8 Champion rice 0.0021 ± 0.0002a 0.0019 ± 0.0002c
9 Abakiliki 0.0025 ± 0.0006a 0.0031 ± 0.0003ab
10 Mama Africa 0.0021 ± 0.0002a 0.0019 ± 0.0003c
  F statistic F9,30 = 0.730 F9,30 = 3.010
  P value 0.683 0.004
  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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