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Table 1 δ13C of whole mosquitoes in treatments T1-T4. Figures in parenthesis are standard deviations. n = number of mosquitoes analyzed; NS = no sample taken.

From: Use of carbon-13 as a population marker for Anopheles arabiensis in a sterile insect technique (SIT) context

Age (days) n T1 0.5 mg* T2 2.5 mg T3 5 mg T4 Control
Pupae 5 -2.1 45.5 109.2 -20.0
   (2.6) (8.7) (6.8) (0.2)
3 5 -8.7 33.5 76.1 -20.1
   (2.7) (12.7) (17.1) (1.3)
7 5 -14.2 11.8 59.3 -22.6
   (1.7) (3.5) (10.8) (0.3)
14 5 -15.0 13.9 51.3 -22.5
   (0.5) (5.0) (15.9) (0.3)
21 3 -12.5 13.3 21.0 -22.4
   (1.9) (8.1) (11.1) (0.5)
28 3 -12.4    -22.4
   (0.6) NS NS (0.3)
  1. *99 atom % 13C dried solid glucose powder per gram of fish food.
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