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Table 1 Effect of two neem formulations on longevity and fecundity of Meteorus gyrator

From: Impact of neem-nanoemulsion and neem petroleum ether extract on some biological parameters of the internal parasitoid, Meteorus gyrator (Thub.) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)

Tested materials Concentration (ppm)
Mean ± SE
F-value (1) (df = 2,12)
800 400 200 100 50 Control
  Adult female longevity (in days)
Neem nanoemulsion (% reduction) 3.40 ± 0.47 c F
(79.62%)
5.90 ± 0.37 c E
(62.89%)
9.30 ± 0.41 c D
(41.51%)
10.80 ± 0.39 b C
(32.08%)
12.50 ± 0.57 b B
(21.38%)
15.90 ± 0.29 A 113.138**
Neem (% reduction) 4.80 ± 0.26 b E
(69.81%)
8.10 ± 0.49 b D
(49.06%)
11.50 ± 0.88 b C
(27.67%)
12.25 ± 0.71 b BC
(22.96%)
13.50 ± 0.89 b B
(15.09%)
15.90 ± 0.29 A 38.417**
Check 15.90 ± 0.29 a 15.90 ± 0.29 a 15.90 ± 0.29 a 15.90 ± 0.29 a 15.90 ± 0.29 a 15.90 ± 0.29
F-value(df = 2,12) 28.364** 17.930** 33.151** 27.889** 7.658**  
  Total number of eggs/female
Neem nanoemulsion (% reduction) 1.09 ± 0.14 b E
(92.99%)
5.20 ± 0.45 c D
(62.83.14%)
9.50 ± 0.16 b C
(32.09%)
12.60 ± 0.26 a B
(9.94%)
12.99 ± 0.43 b B
(7.15%)
13.99 ± 0.50 A 23.193**
Neem(% reduction) 0.98 ± 0.18 b E
(92.21%)
8.30 ± 0.38 b D
(40.67%)
10.99 ± 0.77 b C
(21.44%)
12.00 ± 1.33 a BC
(14.22%)
13.00 ± 0.25 a A
(7.08%)
13.99 ± 0.50 AB 53.421**
Check 13.99 ± 0.50 a 13.99 ± 0.50 a 13.99 ± 0.50 a 13.99 ± 0.50 a 13.99 ± 0.50 ab 13.99 ± 0.50  
F value(df = 2,12) 55.192** 99.801** 18.196** 1.494NS 4.387*  
  Oviposition period
Neem nanoemulsion (% reduction) 0.95 ± 0.14 b E
(92.4%)
4.60 ± 0.37 c D
(63.2%)
6.90 ± 0.49 c C
(44.8%)
10.75 ± 0.43 b B
(14.00%)
11.70 ± 0.59 a AB
(6.40%)
12.50 ± 0.50 A 105.480**
Neem (% reduction) 1.20 ± 0.91 b D
(90.4%)
7.30 ± 0.75 b C
(41.6%)
8.80 ± 0.60 b C
(29.6%)
11.40 ± 0.39 ab B
(8.8%)
12.80 ± 0.79 a A
(2.4%)
12.50 ± 0.50 AB 64.072**
Check 12.50 ± 0.50 a 12.50 ± 0.50 a 12.50 ± 0.50 a 12.50 ± 0.50 a 12.50 ± 0.50 a 12.50 ± 0.50  
F value (2) (df = 2,12) 46.240** 51.009** 28.638** 3.961* 2.897NS  
  1. Means in a single column followed with the same small letters are not significantly different (P = 5%)
  2. Means in a single row followed with the same capital letters are not significantly different (P = 5%)
  3. NS not significant
  4. **Highly significant
  5. *Significant