Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 2007 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 10 No. 2, Issue of April 15, 2007
 

Table 1. The percent damage of target and non-target insect pests to transgenic and control rice.


S. No.

Insect damaged

Year-wise percent insect damage

Control (%)

2003

2004

2005

1.

Damage of YSB
    (a) at vegetative stage*
    (b) at flowering stage**

 
2.42b
0.26b

 
3.61b
1.94b

 
3.42b
0.00b


100a
100a

2.

Damage of RLF

ND

ND

0.83b

100a

3.

Damage of storage insects

ND

ND

83.0NS

100a

4.

Damage of non-target insect

5.00NS

6.3NS

6.1NS

5.9NS

Note: Values with the same letters are not significantly different from each other according to LSD test at 5% level of significance.
ND= Not Determined
*Dead hearts were counted and expressed as percent of the total tillers.
**White heads were counted and expressed as percent of the total tillers.


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