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Table 2 Means of fitness traits for Mbita and Ifakara strains and their respective female/male crosses

From: Fitness consequences of Anopheles gambiae population hybridization

Strain/Population Wing length in mm (standard error) Fecundity* (standard error) Blood-meal size (μl) (standard error)
Mbita 2.86 (0.03) 35.97 (2.56) 3.15 (0.14)
Ifakara 2.89 (0.03) 49.27 (2.67) 2.54 (0.08)
F1 from Mbita female × Ifakara male 3.13 (0.03) 74.87 (2.63) 4.04 (0.16)
F1 from Ifakara female × Mbita male 3.03 (0.02) 83.20 (5.36) 4.51 (0.21)
F5 from Mbita female × Ifakara male 2.94 (0.02) 68.93 (2.61) 4.02 (0.16)
F5 from Ifakara female × Mbita male 3.14 (0.02) 68.77 2.69) 3.38 (0.18)
  1. * Fecundity is the number of eggs laid plus the number of eggs retained.
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