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Table 1 Effects of PPF on An. arabiensis egg laying and viable offspring production

From: Sterilising effects of pyriproxyfen on Anopheles arabiensis and its potential use in malaria control

  Control PPF Comparison offspring production
Regimen Mean eggs laid Mean larvae Mean hatch rate (%) Mean eggs laid Mean larvae Mean hatch rate (%) % reduction in offspring z value p-value
A 65.8 44.0 66.9 66.1 43.1 65.3 2.0 0.04 0.9691
B 44.4 31.6 71.3 0.6 0.0* 0.0 100.0* NA NA
C 50.2 40.6 80.9 40.5 35.4 87.5 12.8 −0.70 0.4868
D 27.9 24.6 88.1 18.6 14.8 79.5 39.9 −0.87 0.3826
  1. Data are from three experimental replicates. The comparison section displays the mixed effects analysis of larval count data, with percent reduction in offspring presented as the result of PPF exposure. * marks where offspring production was 100 percent inhibited.