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Table 4 Fecundity of An. gambiae offered one blood meal and exposed to each nutritional regime

From: Effect of discriminative plant-sugar feeding on the survival and fecundity of Anopheles gambiae

Nutritional Regime N Eggs laid Mean ± SE (female laying)
Glucose (6%) 44 35.7 ± 2.1a
T. stans 40 34.8 ± 2.0a
S. didymobotrya 46 33.1 ± 1.9a
R. communis 39 33.0 ± 2.3a
H. patens 48 39.1 ± 2.6a
L. camara 46 21.2 ± 2.5b
P. hysterophorus 38 15.1 ± 2.0b
Water 16 15.5 ± 3.2b
  1. N is number of mosquitoes that oviposited
  2. SE is standard error of mean
  3. Any two means sharing a letter superscript in common are not significantly different (SNK test at α = 0.05)