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Table 3 Effect of imidacloprid and indoxacarb nanoparticles against the second instar larvae of S. littoralis

From: Development of imidacloprid and indoxacarb formulations to nanoformulations and their efficacy against Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd)

Insecticides The percentages of mortalities
C1 C2 C3 Slope ± SE LC50 and fudecial limits
Means ± SE Means ± SE Means ± SE
Imidacloprid 75.0 ± 5.0b 50.0 ± 5.0b 35.0 ± 5.0b 1.8 ± 0.3 15.9
(12.7–19.4)
Indoxacarb 95.0 ± 5.0a 80.0 ± 5.0a 58.3 ± 2.9a 2.3 ± 0.4 2.9
(2.0–3.6)
Control 1.7 ± 2.9c 0.0c 1.7 ± 2.9c   
F values* 372.5*** 294.0*** 175.2***   
LSD5% 8.8 8.2 7.4   
  1. *Means under each variety sharing the same letter in a column are not significantly different at P < 0.05
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