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Table 2 Mean weights LC50 of chitosan or emamectin benzoate of the reproductive system organs of Eobania vermiculata using the residual film technique

From: Effects of chitosan and emamectin benzoate on the reproductive system of Eobania vermiculata (Muller) land snails

GroupTested periods (h)Mean weight genital tract organs (fresh tissues in g)
OvotestisAlbumen glandDart sacPenis
Mean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SD
Control00.0377 ± 0.004970.2657 ± 0.05910.0109 ± 0.003700.0155 ± 0.00304
Chitosan240.0240 ± 0.007070.1599 ± 0.1070.0433 ± 0.00780.0428 ± 0.0215
480.0191 ± 0.00950.0256 ± 0.01620.0702 ± 0.00720.0598 ± 0.0270
720.0036 ± 0.001050.0173 ± 0.07090.106 ± 0.04230.1484 ± 0.0869
Emamectin240.0289 ± 0.009670.161 ± 0.06500.0283 ± 0.00830.0951 ± 0.0065
480.0153±0.003610.0815 ± 0.01570.0569 ± 0.02380.1128 ± 0.0125
720.00203 ± 0.000709 .0.0645 ± 0.01990.0797 ± 0.01410.204 ± 0.073
p value 0.0000.0010.0010.002
F value 9.8675.36812.51211.878
  1. The mean of each organ from the genital organs showed a significant difference than in control in all the treatments of the two bioagent control (p value < 0.05)