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Table 3 The effect of wall surfaces and pH levels on performance of bendiocarb and propoxur

From: Short persistence of bendiocarb sprayed on pervious walls and its implication for the indoor residual spray program in Ethiopia

Insecticide Low pH High pH Total by surface type Total by pH level
Dung Mud Dung Mud Dung Mud Low pH High pH
Bendiocarb (156/308) 50.6a (106/309) 34.3b (219/306 ) 71.6a (119/306 ) 38.9b (375/614) 61.1a (225/615) 36.6b (262/617) 42.5a (338/612) 55.2b
Propoxur (219/315) 69.5a (215/311) 69.1a (279/315) 88.6a (198/312) 63.5b (498/630) 79.0a (413/623) 66.3b (434/626) 69.3a (477/627) 76.1b
Total (375/623) 60.2a (321/620) 51.8b (498/621) 80.2a (317/618) 51.3b (873/1244) 70.2a (638/1238) 51.5b (696/1243) 56.0a (815/1239) 65.9b
  1. Note: Change in letter across two columns connotes statistically significant difference of P(χ 2) < 0.0083. Numbers in the parenthesis are test results [number of mosquitoes dead (numerator) divided by total number of mosquitoes exposed (denominator)]