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Table 1 Panicle-feeding insect pest mean infestations on sorghum heads at different dates of sampling in the 2017 cropping season

From: Effects of insecticides and cultivars on panicle-feeding insect pest infestations and grain yield of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) in northern Ghana

Date of sampling Stenodiplosis sorghicola/head Clavigralla tomentosicollis/head Dysdercus fasciantus/head Nezara viridula/head Riptortus dentipes/head
27/09/2017 1.15 0.88 1.29 0.90 0.88
09/10/2017 0.93 1.71 3.52 1.03 1.41
25/10/2017 0.88 1.23 6.42 0.88 1.10
p value 0.002 0.002 < 0.001 0.026 0.042
LSD (p < 0.05) 0.14 0.42 1.31 0.12 0.22
  1. LSD = least significant difference at 5% probability threshold