Group Total detached engorged females/animal* Biweekly recovery rate of detached engorged females/animal**
Diflubenzuron (mean ± SD) 796(±273) 29.47(±25)
Control (mean ± SD) 1877(±325) 69.53(±33)
bilateralp value <0.0001 <0.0001
*Mann-Whitney for independent samples: considered different when p < 0.05
**Wilcoxon test: considered different when p < 0.05
Table 1: Tick counting parameters - Comparison of total detached engorged females at the end of the experiment by Mann-Whitney test and biweekly recovery rate of detached engorged females per animal by Wilcoxon test.