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Table 1 Composition of the pesticide mixture used for selection

From: Impact of agriculture on the selection of insecticide resistance in the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae: a multigenerational study in controlled conditions

Chemical class Mosquito larvae toxicity* Stock solution (μg/L) 1X dilution for selection (μg/L) 1.5X dilution for selection (μg/L)
Organochlorine insecticides     
DDT medium 2000 0.2 0.3
Endosulfan medium 2000 0.2 0.3
Lindane low-medium 10000 1 1.5
Organophosphate insecticides     
Chlorpyriphos high 10 0.001 0.0015
Chlorfenvinphos high 10 0.001 0.0015
Pyrethroid insecticides     
Deltamethrin high 10 0.001 0.0015
Permethrin medium-high 100 0.01 0.015
Pyrethroid metabolites     
3-phenoxybenzoic acid not toxic 20000 2 3
3-phenoxybenzoic alcohol not toxic 20000 2 3
Herbicides     
Glyphosate not toxic 20000 2 3
Atrazine not toxic 20000 2 3
  1. * I. Akhouayri, unpublished data.