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Table 2 Progeny hatch rates for Ae. aegypti intergenerationally reared on protein–sugar meals

From: Ad libitum consumption of protein- or peptide-sucrose solutions stimulates egg formation by prolonging the vitellogenic phase of oogenesis in anautogenous mosquitoes

Generation BSA-sucrose Hemoglobin-sucrose Tryptone-sucrose
F0 0.09 (768) 0.56 (575) 0.53 (225)
F1 0.15 (486) 0.55 (503) 0.58 (273)
F2 0.22 (394) 0.57 (495) 0.62 (302)
F3 0.26 (562) 0.72 (392) 0.70 (261)
F4 0.22 (627) 0.72 (337) 0.65 (355)
F5 0.44 (719) 0.86 (414) 0.39* (128)
F6 NA NA 0.63 (192)
F7 NA NA 0.50 (208)
F8 NA NA 0.66 (257)
F9 NA NA 0.72 (248)
F10 NA NA 0.67 (319)
  1. Proportion of hatching eggs is indicated followed by the total number of eggs tested in parentheses. The proportion of eggs that hatched significantly differed between F0 and F5 for BSA- (P < 0.0001) and hemoglobin-sucrose (P < 0.0001) as well as between F0 and F10 for tryptone-sucrose (p = 0.0008) (\({\rm X}^{2}\) test)
  2. *Second egg clutch hatched rather than the first, likely causing unusually low hatch rate