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Table 2 Brewer’s yeast replacement with Enterobacter sp. AA26 biomass and egg to pupa developmental duration

From: Enterobacter sp. AA26 gut symbiont as a protein source for Mediterranean fruit fly mass-rearing and sterile insect technique applications

TreatmentNMean (days) ± SEKaplan-Meier / log-rank (Mantel-Cox)
Males
 7% Y33112.21 ± 0.0417% Y vs 3.5% Y + 3.5% B: x2 = 289.85, P < 0.001
 7% B35810.65 ± 0.0397% B vs 3.5% Y + 3.5% B: x2 = 81.48, P < 0.001
 3.5% Y + 3.5% B37511.12 ± 0.0367% Y vs 7% B: x2 = 422.73, P < 0.001
Control20821.72 ± 0.171Control vs 3.5% Y + 3.5% B: x2 = 585.11, P < 0.001
Control vs 7% Y: x2 = 545.19, P < 0.001
Control vs 7% B: x2 = 546.65, P < 0.001
Females
 7% Y31113.30 ± 0.0557% Y vs 3.5% Y + 3.5% B: x2 = 69.55, P < 0.001
 7% B32712.28 ± 0.0587% B vs 3.5% Y + 3.5% B: x2 = 11.12, P = 0.001
 3.5% Y + 3.5% B29712.56 ± 0.0617% Y vs 7% B: x2 = 131.65, P < 0.001
Control9424.94 ± 0.276Control vs 3.5% Y + 3.5% B: x2 = 309.37, P < 0.001
Control vs 7% Y: x2 = 321.70, P < 0.001
Control vs 7% B: x2 = 325.32, P < 0.001