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Table 2 Mean (± SE) longevity (days) of Anopheles arabiensis and Aedes aegypti males exposed to different environmental treatments For each treatment, n = 3 replicates, 50 mosquitoes/replicate

From: Longevity of mass-reared, irradiated and packed male Anopheles arabiensis and Aedes aegypti under simulated environmental field conditions

Species Treatment 1 (morning)a Treatment 2 (evening)b Control 1 (field conditions)c Control 2 (lab conditions)d
An. arabiensis 4.62 ± 0.20 7.34 ± 0.35 8.33 ± 0.42 19.09 ± 1.07
Ae. aegypti 9.07 ± 0.54 7.76 ± 0.50 21.28 ± 0.56 39.94 ± 0.98
  1. aTreatment 1: mass-rearing + irradiation + packing + field conditions + introduced in the climate chamber at 6:00 h
  2. bTreatment 2: mass-rearing + irradiation + packing + field conditions + introduced inside the climatic chamber at 18:00 h
  3. cControl 1: mass-rearing + field conditions + introduced inside the climatic chamber at 6:00 h
  4. dControl 2: mass-rearing + laboratory conditions + introduced at the lab at 6:00 h