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Table 1 Aedes albopictus, dieldrin selection of genetics sexing strain candidates. Egg hatch and sex ratios are provided for each candidate. Egg hatch is given for S-Run as a control (MD: missing data).

From: Construction of a genetic sexing strain for Aedes albopictus: a promising tool for the development of sterilizing insect control strategies targeting the tiger mosquito

F0 Irradiation dose (Gy) Generation Starter male Eggs number Tikok Hatch rate (%) S-Run Hatch rate (%) Number of larvae exposed to dieldrin Survival rate following dieldrin selection (%) Number of male pupae Number of pupae Male %
20 F2 A 169 95.27 MD 138 48.55 40 66 60.61
20 F2 B 139 93.53 MD 122 51.64 37 56 66.07
25 F2 C 143 90.21 MD 114 41.23 24 33 72.73
25 F2 D 121 30.58 MD 18 44.44 6 6 100.00
20 F3 A 192 88.02 73.2 117 62.39 44 70 62.86
20 F3 B 352 86.93 73.2 251 51.79 64 116 55.17
25 F3 C 486 74.07 73.2 316 47.78 68 139 48.92
25 F3 D 149 24.16 73.2 31 29.03 7 7 100.00
20 F4 A 1242 25.93 87.1 284 50.00 62 141 43.97
25 F4 D 929 13.46 87.1 104 46.15 36 36 100.00
25 F5 D 1465 34.61 93.7 390 47.95 125 132 94.70
25 F6 D 6462 28.04 87.0 1540 47.14 500 509 98.23
25 F7 D 2288 31.42 79.8 538 37.55 80 82 97.56
25 F8 D 482 26.56 MD 95 37.89 30 30 100.00
25 F9_a D 1218 32.02 89.5 317 48.90 102 115 88.70
25 F9_b D 1747 27.48 89.5 429 48.25 113 116 97.41
25 F10 D 1499 34.89 91.7 350 49.71 164 166 98.80
25 F11 D 3241 39.46 MD 1648 46.84 744 750 99.20
25 F12 D 2461 35.19 86.6 759 47.56 340 345 98.55