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Table 3 Mean percentage reduction of Aedes larvae caused by the field application of IGR

From: Field-based evaluation of novaluron EC10 insect growth regulator, a chitin synthesis inhibitor against dengue vector breeding in leaf axils of pineapple plantations in Gampaha District, Sri Lanka

Week of observationPercentage reduction
1100 ± 0.0a
2100 ± 0.34a
396.8 ± 2.78a
493.0 ± 2.82a
589.0 ± 3.89a
661.1 ± 5.41b
767.2 ± 4.87b
853.5 ± 5.51c
948.7 ± 5.09c
1045.6 ± 4.02c
1141.9 ± 3.05c
1234.2 ± 4.01d
  1. Notes: Values are means ± standard errors (SE). Different superscript letters show significant differences (P < 0.05) as suggested by the general linear model followed by Tukey’s pairwise comparison at a 95% level of confidence