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Table 1 Larvicidal toxicity of synthesized (AgNPs) against field and laboratory strains of Anopheles gambiae

From: Larvicidal potential of two silver nano-particles (Moringa oleifera and Ficus exasperata) against laboratory and field strains of Anopheles gambiae (Diptera: Culicidae) in Lagos, Nigeria

Extract+AgNP 24 h 48 h
LC 50 (95%C.L.) LC 50 (95%C.L.) Slope ± SE LC 50 (95%C.L.) LC95 (95%C.L.) Slope ± SE
Moringa+AgNP(LS) 0.39 (0.30–0.45) 0.62 (0.50–1.00) 3.26 ± 0.27 0.34 (0.32–0.36) 0.52 (0.48–0.58) 4.23 ± 0.3
Moringa+AgNP(FS 0.65 (0.40–1.01) 2.28 (1.33–15.37) 0.56 ± 0.08 0.62 (0.43–0.87) 1.93 (1.23–7.07) 0.69 ± 0.08
χ2 (P value) 15.0(0.24)   10.04(0.27)  
Ficus+AgNP (LS) 0.51 (0.09–0.99) 1.15 (0.71–2.61) 1.36 ± 0.12 0.45 (0.18–0.75) 0.82 (0.56–19.61) 2.21 ± 0.18
Ficus+AgNP (FS) 1.51 (1.01–3.53) 391.64 (47.89–500.29) − 0.12 ± 0.60 0.49 (0.13–0.83) 8.58 (2.79–8.99) 0.41 ± 0.07
χ2 (P value) 20.0 (0.22)   6.67 (0.35)  
  1. P is significant at P < 0.05
  2. LS laboratory strain, FS field strain