Table 3 Results of χ2 tests for mortality equivalence among experiments with constant pulse energy but varied amounts of power and pulse duration (25, 50, and 100 ms).

From: Optical tracking and laser-induced mortality of insects during flight

Comparison P value for 532 nm P value for 1,064 nm
All pulse durations  < 10−5  < 6 × 10−5
25 vs. 50 ms 0.0003 0.07
50 vs. 100 ms 0.02 0.1
25 vs. 100 ms  < 10−29 0.0008
  1. Dosing was performed with both the 532 nm and 1,064 nm lasers, both using a 2.5 mm spot size, and set to the approximate LD75 fluence value from the experiments described in Table 2. Results correspond to data shown in Fig. 6 as well.