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Table 2 Oviposition responses of the gravid females Aedes aegypti to the MOP

From: Investigation of mosquito oviposition pheromone as lethal lure for the control of Aedes aegypti (L.) (Diptera: Culicidae)

MOP Concentration Mean number of eggs** OAI
Caproic acid (Hexanoic acid) Control 343.83 ± 56.24  
  1 ppm 660.83 ± 91.61* 0.316
  10 ppm 345.00 ± 54.89 0.002
  100 ppm 411.17 ± 114.88 0.089
Palmitic acid (Hexadecanoic acid) Control 560.67 ± 60.39  
  1 ppm 449.00 ± 69.24 -0.111
  10 ppm 536.33 ± 96.49 -0.022
  100 ppm 495.00 ± 70.00 -0.062
Palmitoleic acid (9-hexedecanoic acid Control 510.82 ± 140.89  
  1 ppm 397.00 ± 106.20 -0.125
  10 ppm 413.83 ± 121.07 -0.105
  100 ppm 317.83 ± 87.36 -0.233
  1. OAI. oviposition activity index.
  2. t (18), *P < 0.05.
  3. **Statistical test was only carried out on the attractant which OAI exceed 0.3.