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Table 2 Main effect of sowing date and insecticide application frequency on A. catalaunalis infestation, yield and yield component of sesame

From: Sesame sowing date and insecticide application frequency to control sesame webworm Antigastra catalaunalis (Duponchel) in Humera, Northern Ethiopia

Treatments NLP INC (%) LD (%) FD (%) CD (%) SL (%) GY (kg/ha)
Sowing dates
 Early sowing 3.9a 42.32a 3.704a 18.83a 15.64a 44.24a 472.3c
 Mid-sowing 6.622b 48.71a 4.519a 26.88b 32.93b 49.92a 355.7b
 Late sowing 8.222c 73.34b 6.838b 36.31c 36.49b 63.57b 284.4a
 SE (±) 1.81 12.993 2.025 7.523 5.507 16.471 34.569
 CV (%) 29 23.7 40.3 27.5 19.4 31.3 9.3
Insecticide application frequencies (F)
 F0 8.6c 98.38d 8.024b 39.77c 39.74c 87.3d 147.2a
 F1 8.289c 84.07c 6.426b 37.08c 34.15b 59.64c 239.5b
 F2 5.933b 43.33b 4.182a 21.53a 23.38a 52.36bc 432.6c
 F3 6b 35.41ab 4.156a 28.9b 25.96a 45.54abc 429.5c
 F4 5.178ab 41.44b 3.885a 17.92a 25.49a 40.63ab 444.9c
 F10 3.489a 26.1a 3.448a 18.82a 21.41a 30.01a 531.2d
 SE (±) 1.81 12.993 2.025 7.53 5.507 16.471 34.569
 CV (%) 29 23.7 40.3 27.5 19.4 31.3 9.3
  1. Means followed by same letter are significantly not different
  2. INC = incidence, NIL = number of infected leaf per plant, LD = leaf damage, TL = total leaf, NLP = number of larva per plant