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From: Mint companion plants attract the predatory mite Phytoseiulus persimilis

Figure 4

Olfactory response of Phytoseiulus persimilis when offered candy mint or spearmint plantlets (4 g fresh weight) + potted, slightly damaged (SD) Phaseolus vulgaris plants or heavily damaged (HD) P. vulgaris plants vs. SD plants + potted, undamaged (UD) P. vulgaris plants or HD plants + UD plants in a Y-tube olfactometer. The numbers in the bars indicate the numbers of predatory mite females that made choices. The figures in parentheses represent the numbers of predators that did not choose either odor source (‘no choice’ subjects). A replicated G-test was conducted to evaluate the significance of attraction in each experiment (***P < 0.001; **0.001 ≤ P < 0.01; *0.01 ≤ P < 0.05).

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