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Table 1 Percentages of activated and attracted N. neivai females to individual alcohols and mixture of three alcohols (n = 30 for each compound)

From: Attraction of the sand fly Nyssomyia neivai (Diptera: Psychodidae) to chemical compounds in a wind tunnel

Compound Activated (%) Attracted (%)
Control 13 a 7 a
Propanol 10% 7 a 7 a
Propanol 50% 7 a 3 a
Propanol 100% 27 a 10 a
Control 13 a 7 a
Butanol 10% 27 a 10 a
Butanol 50% 30 a 13 a
Butanol 100% 43 a 30 a
Control 13 a 7 a
Pentanol 10% 40 ab 10 a
Pentanol 50% 70 bc 63 b
Pentanol 100% 80 c 67 b
Control 13 a 7 a
Hexanol 10% 30 a 17 a
Hexanol 50% 90 b 57 b
Hexanol100% 100 b 87 c
Control 13 a 7 a
Heptanol 5% 53 b 47 b
Heptanol 10% 83 b 43 b
Heptanol 50% 87bc 40 b
Heptanol 100% 77 b 33 a
Control 13 a 7 a
Octanol 5% 77 b 57 b
Octanol 10% 80 b 70 b
Octanol 50% 83 b 70 b
Octanol 100% 97 b 73 b
Control 13 a 7 a
Nonanol 5% 70 b 53 b
Nonanol 10% 87 b 43 b
Nonanol 50% 83 b 63 b
Nonanol 100% 70 b 47 b
Control 13 a 7 a
Decanol 10% 40 a 20 a
Decanol 50% 70 b 37 b
Decanol 100% 57 b 40 b
Control 13 a 7 a
Octenol 10% 13 a 10 a
Octenol 50% 73 b 47 b
Octenol 100% 80 b 80 bc
Mixture* 97 63
  1. For each compound, different letters within a column indicate significant differences (P < 0.05). Bold signs indicates values ≥ 70%; a cut off for responses based on octenol. *Mixture = heptanol, octanol and nonanol (1:1:1).