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Table 1 Diet ingredient price per 100 kg and supplier

From: Cost-effective larval diet mixtures for mass rearing of Anopheles arabiensis Patton (Diptera: Culicidae)

Ingredient Code Supplier Price of 100 kg (USD) Cost ratio compared with BLP Proportion (w/w) in the IAEA diet (%) Account in the IAEA diet cost (%)
Bovine liver powder BLP MP Biomedicals, Solon, OH 6300 1.00 50 98.75
Tuna meal TM T.C. Union Agrotech 80 78.75 50 1.25
Breyer’s yeast BY MP Biomedicals 1000 6.30 0 0
Chickpea flour CP TRS Asian’s fitness foods 328.26 19.19 0 0
Vanderzant vitamin VM BioServ 2800 2.25 Additive