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Table 1 Mean larval mortality of early 3rd instar larvae of Culex vishnui group and Anopheles subpictus to different concentrations of bioactive compound isolated from mature leaves of Solanum nigrum

From: Larvicidal activity of phytosteroid compounds from leaf extract of Solanum nigrum against Culex vishnui group and Anopheles subpictus

Mosquito species Concentration (mg/L) Per cent larval mortality (Mean ± SE)
24 h 48 h 72 h
Cx. vishnui group 25 62.68 ± 0.67 68.00 ± 0.58 84.00 ± 0.58
45 76.00 ± 1.15 80.00 ± 1.15 85.32 ± 1.45
60 80.00 ± 1.15 92.00 ± 0.58 97.32 ± 0.33
Control 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00
An. subpictus 25 68.00 ± 0.58 85.32 ± 1.20 90.68 ± 0.88
45 81.32 ± 1.20 88.00 ± 1.15 97.32 ± 0.33
60 86.68 ± 1.20 94.68 ± 0.88 100 ± 0.00
Control 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00 0.00 ± 0.00