Sl. No. Dose(mg/kg) 100nm Exposure 50nm Exposure 35nm Exposure 10nm Exposure
1. 0 5 ± 0.84 6 ± 0.60 5 ± 1.14 6 ± 0.89
2. 0.5 5 ± 0.83 5 ± 0.89 6 ± 1.24 6 ± 1.04
3. 1.0 6 ± 0.54 5 ± 0.83 5 ± 1.20* 8 ± 1.24*
4. 1.5 8 ± 0.89 6 ± 0.70* 6 ± 2.10 6 ± 2.34
5. 2.0 6 ± 1.23* 6 ± 1.14 6 ± 3.40 6 ± 2.48*
6. 2.5 6 ± 0.78 6 ± 0.89 8 ± 1.10 6 ± 2.14
7. 3.0 5 ± 0.00 6 ± 1.05 6 ± 2.18 5 ± 1.60
8. 3.5 6 ± 0.44 7 ± 0.83 6 ± 0.34* 6 ± 1.44*
9. 4.0 8 ± 1.03 6 ± 0.89* 6 ± 0.88 7 ± 1.44
10. 4.5 6 ± 0.70* 6 ± 0.86 8 ± 1.70 6 ± 2.15*
11. 5.0 8 ± 0.80 6 ± 1.60 7 ± 1.80 7 ± 2.44
12. 5.5 7 ± 1.14 6 ± 1.90* 8 ± 1.90 10 ± 2.14
13. 6.0 8 ± 1.09 8 ± 0.88 8 ± 2.14* 10 ± 0.88
14. 6.5 8 ± 0.89* 9 ± 2.36 8 ± 2.30 11 ± 1.74*
15. 7.0 7 ± 0.54 8 ± 1.70 8 ± 1.20 12 ± 1.88
16. 7.5 6 ± 0.83 8 ± 1.85 6 ± 1.20 18 ± 2.14
17. 8.0 8 ± 0.80* 6 ± 2.14 8 ± 1.30 20 ± 1.14
18. 8.5 7 ± 0.70 8 ± 1.40* 8 ± 1.30* 28 ± 1.68*
19. 9.0 8 ± 1.45 7 ± 1.40 7 ± 2.14 26 ± 1.88
20. 10.0 9 ± 1.60 8 ± 3.14 6 ± 2.14 28 ± 1.74
Note: All values are mean and standard deviation of three replicates.
*Significant (p<0.01)
Table 1: Percentage of Mortality Eisenia fetida after 28 day exposure to different sized Zinc Oxide NPs.