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Table 1 Results of the analyses of covariance for the swimming behavior of larvae and pupae of the yellow fever mosquito A. aegypti after 24 h and 96 h of insecticide exposure

From: Survival and swimming behavior of insecticide-exposed larvae and pupae of the yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti

Developmental stage Sources of variation Swimming distance (cm) Resting time (s) Time spent in slow swimming (s)
F p F p F p
4th instar larvae Model 7.62 < 0.001 5.32 < 0.001 18.01 < 0.001
  Insecticide (I) 6.93 < 0.001 6.82 < 0.001 11.97 < 0.001
  Concentration (C) 4.55 < 0.001 3.29 < 0.001 15.96 < 0.001
  Interaction I x C 5.04 0.025 21.03 < 0.001 4.49 0.035
Pupae Model 4.90 < 0.001 5.43 < 0.001 3.57 < 0.001
  Insecticide (I) 0.66 0.58 2.33 0.074 0.67 0.569
  Concentration (C) 5.85 < 0.001 4.34 < 0.001 3.75 < 0.001
  Interaction I x C 2.60 0.11 11.78 < 0.001 6.19 0.013