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Table 4 Life table depicting survival of D. melanogaster in medium with tulsi extract

From: Effects of sodium fluoride and Ocimum sanctum extract on the lifespan and climbing ability of Drosophila melanogaster

Age interval (in days) Number surviving at the beginning of age interval (nx) Number dying during the age interval x to x+1 (dx) Age-specific mortality rate (qx) Average number of days lived by flies x to x+1 (lx)
0-07 days 60 1 1.6 59.5
07-14 days 59 12 20.3 53
14-21 days 47 1 2.12 46.5
21-28 days 46 19 41.3 36.5
28-35 days 27 7 25.9 23.5
35-42 days 20 4 20 18
42-49 days 16 6 37.5 13
49-56 days 10 6 60 7
56-63 days 4 4 100 2
63-70 days 0 0 0 0