Days after application
Treatments 1st day 2nd day 3rd day
Nicotianaspp. (local variety ) 8.33b 16.67c 33.33c
Securidaca longepedunculata 0.00b 8.33c 33.33c
Chrysanthemum cinerariaefolium 0.00b 75.00b 75.00b
Cymbopogon citratus 0.00b 16.67c 58.33b
Cypermethrin 100.00a 100.00a 100.00a
Control 0.00b 0.00c 0.00d
MSE 7.45 16.24 10.21
CV (%) 28.33 24.98 20.41
Note: Means with the same letter(s) are not significantly different.
Table 1: Efficacy of aqua extracts of some botanicals against maize stem borer, mortality percentage under in vitro condition during 2012.