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Table 2 Mean duration and survival rates of immature stages of MALPAN (MALP) and Field collected F1 progeny.

From: Evaluating the potential of the sterile insect technique for malaria control: relative fitness and mating compatibility between laboratory colonized and a wild population of Anopheles arabiensis from the Kruger National Park, South Africa

Attributes Egg Stage Larval Stage L1-L4* Pupal Stage
  Field F 1 MALP Field F 1 MALP Field F 1 MALP
Egg-hatching rate (%) ± SD (95% CI) 78.8 ± 25.7
(73.2 - 84.5)
68.7 ± 11.2
(65.3 - 72.1)
- - - -
Duration of Immature stage ± SD (95% CI) 4.7 ± 0.3
(4.2 - 5.1
3.1 ± 0.6
(2.7 - 3.6)
7.3 ± 1.2
(6.6 - 7.9)
9.24 ± 1.6†
(8.5 - 9.9)
2.5 ± 0.6
(2.1 - 2.8)
2 ± 0.8
(1.9 - 2.3)
Survival rate ± SD
(95% CI)
- - 85.4 ± 16.4
(77.9 - 92.9)
86.5 ± 10.0
(70.6 - 92.3)
96.4 ± 6.2
(93.5 -99.3)
90.3 ± 6.9
(88.7 - 95.4)
  1. * L1- L4 first, second, third and fourth larval instar, † showed statistically significant difference