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Table 3 Multiple linear regression models along with coefficients of determination (R2) regarding the impact of weather parameters on the seasonal abundance of P. 14-punctata population in hog plum

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

Stage of insect Parameters Coefficients Standard error t-value P value R2 F-statistics
Adult Intercept − 103.497 64.979 − 1.593 0.150 0.617 F3,11 = 4.299, P = 0.044
Temperature 1.240 0.447 2.777 0.024
Rainfall − 0.079 0.066 − 1.199 0.265
Relative Humidity 1.101 0.853 1.290 0.233
Larva Intercept − 22.877 57.432 − 0.398 0.701 0.606 F3,11 = 4.093, P = 0.049
Temperature 1.050 0.395 2.661 0.029
Rainfall − 0.006 0.058 − 0.104 0.919
Relative Humidity 0.027 0.754 0.036 0.972
  1. Y = insect population/(1 m2) quadrat; X1 = average temperature (°C); X2 = average rainfall (mm); X3 = relative humidity (%)