Table 4

Illustration of % age mortality of brine shrimps at different concentrations of extract and fractions and respective LC50 values
Extracts % Mortality at various concentrations
1000 mg/L 100 mg/L 10 mg/L LC50 (mg/L)
FOM 56.66 41.66 27.66 356.4
FOH 47.66 31.33 17.66 1533
FOC 78.66 67.66 38.66 26.10
FOE 98.66 74.33 47.66 24.07
FOB 85.33 64.33 37.66 30.05
FOA 72.33 48.66 28.66 101.2

FOM; F. olivieri methanol extract, FOH; F. olivieri n-hexane fraction, FOC; F. olivieri chloroform fraction, FOE; F. olivieri ethyl acetate fraction, FOB; F. olivieri n-butanol fraction, FOA; F. olivieri residual aqueous fraction.

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