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Table 5 Bio-assay of mosquito repellence-oils on β-CD CA functionalized cotton

From: Mosquito repellent activity of cotton functionalized with inclusion complexes of β-cyclodextrin citrate and essential oils

Oil type CdOa COa EOa POa LOa JOa C
Oil conc(μL/cm2) 14 16 18 14 16b 18 14 16 18 14 16 18 14 16 18 14 16 18 Alcohol
Total mosq. (for 4 tests) 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 50 (for 2 tests)
Initial 3 min. exposure (mean) 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 0L 2L 2L 2L 10L
Bites after 1st hr. 0B 0B 0B 0B 0B 0B 1B 1B 1B 1B 1B 2B 0B 0B 0B 2B 2B 1B 12L, 4B
Mean M* after 24 h 12.25 12 12.5 11.5 11 11 9.75 10 10 8.5 8.25 8.75 5.75 5.75 5.25 2.25 2.75 2.75 3
Mean PT (mins)b 150b 160b 150b 140b 135b 135b 120b 120b 120b 60b 60b 60b 210b 210b 210b 23b 20b 30b 15
Mean bites/landings 10.75 10.5 9.75 9.75 9.5 9.25 7.25 6.75 6.5 6.75 6.5 6.75 8.5 8.25 8.75 11.5 11.25 11.5 20
Mean R%a 43.25a 44.5a 48.5a 48.5a 50a 51.5a 60a 61.5a 60a 64.25a 65.5a 64.25a 55a 56a 55a 39.5a 40.75a 39.5a 0
S.D. 2.5 2.89 3 3 3.46 3 3.46 3 3.46 2.5 2.89 2.5 2.3 2 2.3 2.89 2.5 2.89 0
Mean M%a 49a 48a 50 46 44 44 39 44 40 34 33 35 23 23 21 10 10 12 12
S.D. 2.3 3.2 3.2 2.31 2.31 2 2 3.2 3.2 2.3 2 2 2 2.3 0 2.3 2.3 2.3 0
Mean M%b 43b 40b 39b 39b 38b 37b 30b 29b 30b 27b 26b 27b 34b 34b 35b 46b 45b 46b 80b
  1. C control; L landing; M mortality; PT protection time; R repellency; B biting
  2. aMeans of the parameters followed by their S.Ds. are significantly different (p < 0.05, by two-way ANOVA) for all oils
  3. bIndicate the columns are not significantly different (p > 0.05, by two-way ANOVA) for all the oil concentrations