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Table 6 Antifeedant activity of Tribolium castaneum against silver nanoparticles, malathion, and its combination

From: Comparative bioassay of silver nanoparticles and malathion on infestation of red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum

Conc (ppm)RGR (mg/mg/day)RCR (mg/mg/day)ECI%FDI%
MAgNPM + AgNPMAgNPM + AgNPMAgNPM + AgNPMAgNPM + AgNP
Control0.330.330.330.480.480.4869.5069.5059.50000
500.250.310.200.400.490.3763.1863.2853.7234.6527.3241.15
750.130.230.090.260.380.2050.9560.6246.8846.9839.8754.75
1000.050.160.020.170.270.1132.3858.0622.359.7245.1069.76
  1. Note: RGR relative growth rate; RCR relative consumption rate; ECI efficacy of conversion of ingested food; FDI feeding deterrence index; M malathion; AgNP silver nanoparticles
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