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Table 2 Effects of IGRs lufenuron on egg production, hatchability of eggs, mortality and proportion of blood-fed for Aedes aegypti females

From: Lufenuron can be transferred by gravid Aedes aegypti females to breeding sites and can affect their fertility, fecundity and blood intake capacity

  No. of eggs/female ± SE Hatching (%) ± SE Mortality (%) ± SE Females fed (%) ± SE
Control Treated Control Treated Control Treated Control Treated
BBM
 0.4 mg/cm2 54.2 ± 4.4 48.2 ± 2.5 89.9 ± 4.4 79.5 ± 7.5 2.9 ± 1.8 5.1 ± 2.1 89.2 ± 6.7 63.6 ± 16.1
 1 mg/cm2 46.9 ± 3.8 38.4 ± 10.9 88.3 ± 4.6 46.6 ± 20.0* 2.9 ± 1.8 7.0 ± 5.3 97.0 ± 2.0 56.2 ± 19.9*
ABMABM
 0.4 mg/cm2 49.6 ± 6.5 49.2 ± 3.3 82.7 ± 2.1 78.5 ± 4.5
 1 mg/cm2 54.8 ± 7.6 47.7 ± 4.2 83.1 ± 1.1 44.8 ± 11.2*
  1. * Significant differences between treated and control group (P < 0.05)
  2. Abbreviations: ABM, exposition to lufenuron after blood meal; BBM, exposition to lufenuron before blood meal; SE: standard error