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Table 3 Effect of LC50 of chitosan and emamectin on the level of sex steroidal hormones of Eobania vermiculata using a thin-layer film technique

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

GroupDuration (h)Estradiol
(pg/ml)
Progesterone
(ng/ml)
Testosterone (ng/ml)
Mean ± SDMean ± SDMean ± SD
Control05.0000 ± 0.210000.2500 ± 0.040000.04000 ± 0.001000
Chitosan244.0000 ± 0.130000.1800 ± 0.030000.002000 ± 0.03000
488.0000 ± 0.0440000.3000 ± 0.070000.10000 ± 0.010000
7210.0000 ± 0.560000.2800 ± 0.050000.06000 ± 0.004000
Emamectin2410.0000 ± 0.340000.4467 ± 0.101160.11000 ± 0.010000
4812.0000 ± 740000.540 ± 0.06000.004000 ± 0.06000
7210.0000 ± 0.880000.3367 ± 0.040410.04000 ± 0.001000
p value-0.0000.0000.000
F value 90.23812.41584.454
  1. The mean of each hormone from the steroidal hormones showed a significant difference than that of the control in all the treatments of the two compounds during different intervals (p value < 0.05)