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Study of effect of malathion on mortality and deformity rate of an aquatic insect Cybister confuses

Ruchi Mala, Bhuwan Bhaskar Mishra, Narendra Srivastava & Arun Kumar*
University Department of Zoology, B. N. Mandal University, Madhepura, Bihar, India
Received : 19th July, 2022 ; Revised : 20th August, 2022

Abstract– The present study reports the toxic effects of pesticide Malathion on Cybister confuses. The results of this research study indicate several common effects of malathion on Cybister like increased mortality and deformities. We conclude that the Malathion greatly affects the mortality and deformity rate of C. confuses. Different concentrations of Malathion showed higher rate of mortality in experimental group than the control group of Cybister. The net mortality rate was shown to be 31.25, 34.37, 48.79 at half sub-lethal concentration, sub-lethal concentration and LC50 of Malathion.

Key words: Cybister, Mortality, Deformity, Malathion, Aquatic Insects

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