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Table 3 Repellency effects against An. gambiae, An. arabiensis and Cx. quinquefasciatus induced by 500 mg/m2 of each of citronella and two extracts of Ocimum suave and Ocimum kilimandscharicum.

From: Ethnobotanical study of some of mosquito repellent plants in north-eastern Tanzania

  An. gambiae (N = 100) An. arabiensis (N = 100) Cx. quinquefaciatus(N = 100)
  % Repellency P-value* % Repellency P-value* % Repellency P-value*
Citronella 81 0.000 85 0.000 98 0.000
OS 81 0.020 89 0.010 91 0.07
OK 73 0.050 75 0.070 82 0.040
  1. *The paired samples T-test was used to compare the means