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Table 1 Culex pipiens individual numbers under the effect of smokes of Eucalyptus globulus and Ocimum basilicum leaves for two generations

From: Secondary plant products against Culex pipiens (Linn.), with reference to some changes detected by scanning electron microscope

TreatmentGenerationEggsAlive larvaeLarval moltingLarval mortalityPupal no.Alive adultsAdult mortality
Control1st7.05 (289.0)7.09 (289 ± 9.61)6.020 (247 ± 2.46)0.51 (21 ± 0.44)5.51 (226 ± 2.16)5.51 (226 ± 2.46)0.00
Loss% 0.00%14.53%8.500%000.00%0.00%0.00%
2nd6.80 (279.0)6.44 (264 ± 10.41)5.51 (226 ± 3.21)0.46 (19.0 ± 0.75)5.050 (207 ± 3.00)5.05 (207 ± 3.21)1.00 (41.0 ± 1.00)
Loss% 11.83%14.39%8.41%8.41%0.00%19.81
Df10.025.021.02.0021.021.041.0
1st/2nd3.46%8.65%8.50%8.46%8.40%8.40%9.47%
E. globulus1st19.67 (810)6.02 (726 ± 8.74)3.27 (134 ± 1.21)14.44 (592 ± 18.13)3.27 (134 ± 1.21)3.27 (134 ± 1.21)2.24 (92 ± 4.00)
Loss% 10.37%81.54%81.51%77.36%0.00%68.66
2nd4.49 (184.0)3.51 (144 ± 5.44**)0.98 (40 ± 0.60**)2.54 (104 ± 3.14**)0.98 (40.0 ± 0.60)0.98 (40.0 ± 0.60)0.98 (40 ± 0.60**)
Loss% 21.74%72.23%72.23%72.23%0.00%100%
Df626.0582.094.00488.094.0094.0052.00
1st/2nd77.28%80.17%29.85%82.43%29.85%29.85%75.86%
O. basilicum1st11.66 (478)11.39 (467 ± 15.27)0.56 (23 ± 0.58)10.83 (444 ± 11.0)00.56 (23 ± 0.58)00.56 (23 ± 0.58)00.56 (23 ± 0.58)
Loss% 2.31%95.08%95.08%0.00%0.00%100%
2nd5.51 (22.06)2.22 (91.0 ± 4.18**)1.68 (69.0 ± 0.93)0.54 (22.0 ± 0.60)1.68 (69.0 ± 0.93*)1.68 (69.0 ± 0.93*)1.68 (69.0 ± 0.93)
Loss% 59.73%24.18%31.88%0.00%0.00%100%
Df252.037646.042246.046.046.0
1st/2nd52.72%80.51%83.15%95.05%0.00%0.00%100%
  1. Df, difference in the numbers between each stage of two generations; number of individuals of each stage between brackets ± SD of three replicates
  2. *p value significant (< 0.05)
  3. **p value significant (< 0.01)