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Table 1 Effect of sugar feeding on survival times of large and small virgin male An. gambiae at 2 temperatures.

From: Effect of sugar on male Anopheles gambiae mating performance, as modified by temperature, space, and body size

  Median days survived; Mean days survived* ± SEM; (N)  
Treatment Large Males Small Males
23°C   
no sugar 3.5; 3.72 ± 0.073a, b; (97) 3.0; 2.99 ± 0.056b, d; (101)
1 meal 20% sucrose 5.0; 4.94 ± 0.039e; (100) 4.0; 3.77 ± 0.070a; (100)
20% sucrose ad lib**    > 6.0 f; (100)    > 6.0 f; (99)
27°C   
no sugar 2.5; 2.36 ± 0.031c, d; (120) 2.0; 1.94 ± 0.034c; (100)
1 meal 20% sucrose 4.0; 3.84 ± 0.033a; (103) 3.0; 3.15 ± 0.062b; (100)
20% sucrose ad lib**    > 6.0 f; (100)    > 6.0 f; (100)
  1. * Means with different letters are significantly different (P < 0.05) after post-hoc multiple comparisons between treatments and against a control (method of Siegel and Castellan 1988) in a Kruskal-Wallis rank test.
  2. **Data were censored at 6 days.