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Table 2 Hatch rate (mean ± SE) of Aedes albopictus and Aedes aegypti eggs after immersion in Bacterial Broth (BB) after an initial immersion in deionized water (DW) and boiled deionized water (BDW)

From: Standard operating procedures for standardized mass rearing of the dengue and chikungunya vectors Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) - II - Egg storage and hatching

  Storage duration(d) Hatch rate ANOVA
BB DW BDW DF = 2,6
Ae.aegypti 7 95.32 ± 1.14 94.55 ± 0.75 94.74 ± 1.09 F = 0.16, P = 0.86
15 91.87 ± 1.23 92.61 ± 0.94 93.70 ± 1.08 F = 1.92, P = 0.23
Ae.albopictus 7 89.66 ± 0.42 90.60 ± 0.8 91.60 ± 0.8 F = 0.71, P = 0.53
15 90.31 ± 0.88 92.13 ± 0.95 92.48 ± 1.06 F = 1.45, P = 0.31
  1. ANOVA results indicate a significant difference between the control hatch rate from BB and the hatch rate after the two treatments BW and BDW first and then BB. The hatch rate indicates the total hatch rate (from the initial experiment (see Table 1) and from the test of DW to BB and BDW to BB. The hatch rate was calculated from the number of eggs that hatched in the first treatment plus the number of eggs that hatched during the second treatment in BB. Text in bold indicates that data is the report of hatch rate from BB treatment reported in Table 1, reproduced for comparison