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Table 1 Effect of different treatments against P. 14-punctata under laboratory conditions

From: Sustainable pest management approach against the hog plum leaf beetle, Podontia 14-punctata Linn. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

Treatments Mortality (%)
Larva Pupa Adult
T1 36.11c 51.85a 25.00c
T2 75.00a 19.44b 72.22a
T3 52.78b 17.78b 55.56b
T4 61.11b 13.89b 58.33b
T5 = untreated control 36.11c 13.10b 22.22c
  1. All means followed by same letters at each column are not significantly different by Tukey’s multiple range tests, ANOVA (P < 0.05)
  2. T1 = soil drenching with microbial pesticides, Lycomax, Russell IPM; T2 = spraying spinosad at hog-plum leaflet; T3 = spraying azadirachtin at hog-plum leaflet; T4 = spraying of chlorpyripos + cypermethrin at hog-plum leaflet