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Table 3 Effects of bulk storage on hatchability, larval duration, emergence and survival of An. arabiensis when eggs were stored at 20°C

From: Effects of drying eggs and egg storage on hatchability and development of Anopheles arabiensis

Egg storage period (d) Percentage hatching Duration larval stages (d) Duration L1 to adult emergence (d) Survival L1 to pupal stage (%) Survival L1 to adult emergence (%)
1 75.1 ± 2.3 b 10.2 ± 0.3 a 11.2 ± 0.3 a 95.3 ± 0.6 a 93.7 ± 0.8 a
2 82.8 ± 2.8 a 9.2 ± 0.3 bc 10.8 ± 0.2 a 94.5 ± 0.9 ab 93.0 ± 0.9 ab
3 78. ± 1.5 ab 9.8 ± 0.1 a 10.7 ± 0.2 ab 93.7 ± 0.0 ab 91.4 ± 0.9 ab
4 78. ± 2.4 ab 9.8 ± 0.4 a 10.8 ± 0.4 ab 93.0 ± 0.9 abc 91.4 ± 0.9 ab
5 79.9 ± 4.5 ab 9.3 ± 0.1 b 10.3 ± 0.1 bc 93.7 ± 0.8 ab 91.4 ± 0.9 ab
6 76.8 ± 4.5 ab 8.2 ± 0.2 bc 10.2 ± 0.2 cd 92.2 ± 0.6 bc 89.8 ±1.0 ab
7 68.9 ± 4.6 c 9.1 ±0.2 bc 10.2 ± 0.2 cd 93.0 ± 0.9 abc 89.8 ± 1.0 ab
8 68.9 ± 4.6 c 9.1 ±0.0 bc 10.1 ± 0.0 cd 93.0 ±0.5 abc 89.8 ± 0.96 ab
9 53.2 ± 6.0 d 8.8 ±0.1 c 9.8 ±0.2 d 90.6 ± 0.0 c 89.1 ± 0.6 b
11 22.6 ± 6.2 e ----   ----   ----   ----  
Control 78.5 ± 4.8 ab 9.2 ± 0.6 bc 10.1 ± 0.6 cd 95.3 ± 0.6 a 91.4 ± 1.2 ab
  1. For each parameter, different letters indicate significant differences between data within the same column.