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Table 1 Sex ratio and hatch ratio of insect lines reared under laboratory conditions, uninfected and infected with Wolbachia wExe1 strain

From: Male-killing Wolbachia and mitochondrial selective sweep in a migratory African insect

Generation Infected Uninfected Tetracycline-treated
  Females (n) Males (n) Ratio Egg hatch (%) Female (n) Male (n) Ratio Egg hatch (%) Female (n) Male (n) Ratio Egg hatch (%)
1 2 0 1.00 47.97 21 17 0.55 96.72 - - - -
2 303 0 1.00 48.65 433 416 0.51 94.71 30 24 0.56 100
3 378 0 1.00 49.26 216 187 0.54 91.39 170 155 0.52 92.11
4 426 3 0.98 47.51 151 139 0.52 94.74 180 170 0.51 92.84