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Table 1 Effects of different concentrations MeJA treatment on the developmental duration of different instar Asian corn borer larvae

From: Proteomics of methyl jasmonate induced defense response in maize leaves against Asian corn borer

MeJA (μM) Developmental duration of different stages of larvae (Days)
1 st instar 2 nd instar 3 rd instar 4 th instar 5 th instar Total duration
Control 4.17 ± 0.08a 3.78 ± 0.11b 3.96 ± 0.03c 1.99 ± 0.05b 4.25 ± 0.14b 18.15 ± 0.34c
50 4.33 ± 0.33a 3.89 ± 0.11b 3.97 ± 0.12c 1.93 ± 0.23b 4.50 ± 0.29b 18.62 ± 0.85c
100 4.27 ± 0.15a 3.97 ± 0.03b 4.33 ± 0.09bc 2.17 ± 0.09b 4.87 ± 0.09a 19.60 ± 0.31bc
225 4.83 ± 0.17a 4.67 ± 0.17a 4.83 ± 0.12a 3.50 ± 0.25a 5.72 ± 0.43a 23.56 ± 0.24a
450 4.33 ± 0.33a 4.33 ± 0.33a 4.07 ± 0.07c 3.29 ± 0.20a 4.56 ± 0.29b 20.58 ± 0.20b
  1. Notes: The data are average ± standard deviation. Different letters indicate the significant differences between treatments at P < 0.05 (Duncan’s multiple range test).
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