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Table 2 Diet regime in each of the two experiments. Dietary sugar is shown as days of sugar available/7- days. Dietary blood is shown as frequency of blood meal available per 7, 10, 14 d, once only, or none (0)

From: The contribution of dietary restriction to extended longevity in the malaria vector Anopheles coluzzii

  Experiment 1 Experiment 2
Diet Sugara Blood mealsb (index value) Sugara Blood mealsb (index value)
1 7:7 1:7 (0.143) 7:7 1:10 (0.1)
2 3:7 0 (0) 2:7 0 (0)
3 3:7 1:14 (0.071) 2:7 Once (0.033)
4 1:7 0 (0) 1:7 Once (0.033)
5 1:7 1:14 (0.071) 1:7 1:10 (0.1)
  1. aSugar days: 7-day cycle
  2. bBlood meal days: 7-day cycle (Experiment 1); 10-day cycle (Experiment 2)