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Table 8 Effect of the treatment with tested compounds on catalase (CAT) enzyme of citrus orchard

From: Characterization and insecticidal activity of two natural formulation types against the scale insect (Parlatoria ziziphi) and their biochemical effects on Citrus aurantium

Enzyme activity (U/g fresh w./h) Treatment Days after treatment
Before spray 7 14 21
EC Nano EC Nano EC Nano
Catalase Control 36.13 ± 0.15ba 39.04 ± 0.53a*   38.34 ± 0.14a   38.23 ± 0.03a  
Active Cable 37.65 ± 0.43a 13.78 ± 8.20e   16.39 ± 3.70d   16.50 ± 2.01e  
Laury 3% 35.91 ± 0.31b 12.78 ± 4.57e 22.69 ± 1.55bc 20.42 ± 1.33 cd 22.98 ± 6.28bc 21.64 ± 6.38bcd 21.92 ± 1.15bcde
Laury 5% 36.03 ± 0.45b 5.26 ± 1.09f 19.84 ± 1.03 cd 16.09 ± 2.44d 18.97 ± 0.13 cd 19.39 ± 5.28cde 16.95 ± 1.10de
Artemisia 3% 37.72 ± 0.83a 15.55 ± 0.28de 27.59 ± 2.10b 19.86 ± 0.07 cd 26.72 ± 0.55b 24.01 ± 3.14bc 26.54 ± 0.20b
Artemisia 5% 37.65 ± 0.01a 10.99 ± 1.18e 25.35 ± 0.85b 17.94 ± 7.69 cd 23.33 ± 0.11bc 22.86 ± 6.65bcde 22.64 ± 0.02bcd
LSD0.05b 0.79 5.37   5.91   6.12  
  1. Each value represents the mean of three replicates ± standard deviation
  2. aMeans with different letters within each interval were significantly different at the 0.05 level (Duncan’s multiple range test)
  3. bLeast significant difference at 0.05 level of probability