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Table 5 Differences in total amounts of sugar and lipid (mg/g)in the moths from the larvae on diet A, B and C, and their variations before and after flight

From: Effects of dietary sodium on performance, flight and compensation strategies in the cotton bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

Larvae fed diet Sugar* Lipid*
  Before flight After flight Difference Before flight After flight Difference
A 68.3 ± 4.5 b 46.6 ± 3.4 b 21.8 ± 1.5 a 405.8 ± 30.5 b 231.4 ± 26.8 a 174.4 ± 14.4 b
B 65.8 ± 4.9 ab 41.8 ± 2.4 b 24.0 ± 2.9 a 478.6 ± 15.6 a 255.7 ± 16.4 a 222.9 ± 12.1 a
C 78.0 ± 3.8 a 52.1 ± 4.0 a 26.2 ± 1.8 a 430.8 ± 29.8 ab 240.6 ± 18.6 a 190.3 ± 11.3 a
  1. * Data are shown as Mean ± SE for 12-18 individuals. Different small letters after values indicate significant differences (P < 0.05) among different treatments by a one-way ANOVA and Duncan's multiple range test (DMRT). See text and Table 1 for further explanations.