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Table 2 Culex pipiens individual numbers under the effect of oils of Eucalyptus globulus and Ocimum basilicum for eight days

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

TreatmentGenerationEggsAlive larvaeLarval moltingLarval mortality
Control1st32.63 (261)32.63 (200 ± 70.71)25 (200 ± 2.46*)7.63 (61 ± 2.46*)
Loss% 2.338%  
E. globulus1st19.67 (190)0.125 (1 ± 0.92)0.125 (1.00 ± 1.21**)14.44 (189 ± 1.77*)
Loss% 99.47%  
O. basilicum1st13.88 (111)18.92 (21.0 ± 5.04)18.92 (21.0 ± 0.58*)81.08 (21.0 ± 4.59)
Loss% 81.38%  
  1. Number of individuals of each stage between brackets ± SD of three replicates
  2. *p value significant (< 0.05)
  3. **p value significant (< 0.01)