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Table 3 Average number of pupae and adult emergence from eggs of Anopheles arabiensis that fed on LRE treated calves and controls, Batu, Central Ethiopia, Feb., 2016–May, 2016 (85 days)

From: Effect of LongRange™ eprinomectin on Anopheles arabiensis by feeding on calves treated with the drug

Week Animal group Average no. of pupae ± SD Percent pupation Average ± SD no. of adult emergence Percent adult emerged from larvae P-value
2 Control 11.3 ± 1.15 63 11.3 ± 1.15 63 1
Treated 11.3 ± 2.3 71 11.3 ± 2.3 71
4 Control 28.3 ± 7.6 13 28.3 ± 7.6 13 0.013*
Treated 9.7 ± 0.58 15 9.7 ± 0.58 15
5 Control 12.3 ± 2.5 6 12.3 ± 2.5 6 0.019*
Treated 6.7 ± 0.58 5 6.7 ± 0.58 4
6 Control 22.3 ± 20.4 56 22.3 ± 20.4 53 0.663
Treated 27.7 ± 25 47 27.7 ± 25 56
7 Control 29.7 ± 22.8 65 29.7 ± 22.8 95 0.798
Treated 24.3 ± 22 95 24.3 ± 22 65
8 Control 7.3 ± 6.7 15 7.3 ± 6.7 17 0.362
Treated 16 ± 13 13 16 ± 13 15
11 Control 13.3 ± 0.58 85 13.3 ± 0.58 45 < 0.001*
Treated 9.7 ± 0.58 31 9.7 ± 0.58 62
  1. SD standard deviation
  2. * P-values are statistically significant