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Table 2 Larvicidal activity of ethanol and methanol crude leaf and seed plant extract of test plants against fourth instar of larvae of Anopheles arabiensis at 300 ppm

From: Insecticidal effect of ethnobotanical plant extracts against Anopheles arabiensis under laboratory conditions

% Mean mortality ± SE
Plant species Solvent
Ethanol Methanol
Azadirachta indica 95 ± 0.577Aa 65 ± 1.528Ba
Ocimum lamiifolium 90 ± 0.577Aab 63.35 ± 3.480Bab
Ocimum americanum 88.25 ± 0.333Aabc 76.65 ± 0.667Babc
Moringa olifeira leaf 86.65 ± 0.667Abc 91.65 ± 0.882Ac
Moringa olifeira seed 83.35 ± 0.333Abc 90 ± 0.557Ac
Negative Control 0.00 ± 0.000Ad 0.00 ± 0.000Ad
  1. *Each value (% mean ± SE) represents mean value of three replicates
  2. *Means followed by the same letters within the same row (Upper case) and within the same column (Lower case) are not significantly different (p > 0.05)