Mortality rate of M. persicae fed artificial diets. Mortality rates by feeding artificial diets containing DEPC water, dsGFP and dsMpNav over time. Mean ± SEM of three replications (n = 150) are shown. Different treatments were compared using ANOVA (Tukey Kramer multiple comparison, p < 0.05). Symbols ns and *** indicates non-significant and P < 0.005 respectively.