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Table 3 Reproductive index in the pre-mating treatment group

From: Ficus platyphylla promotes fertility in female Rattus norvegicus Wistar strain: a preliminary study

Reproductive index/
Dose (mg/kg)
100 200 400 D. water clomiphene
No of (dams) pups (5) 30 (5) 36 (6) 42 (6) 43 (5) 45
No of pup per litter 6.0 ± 1.66 7.33 ± 4.10 7.00 ± 1.13 7.17 ± 2.12 9.0 ± 0.20*
Pups body wt (g) 5.17 ± 1.38 4.89 ± 1.19 4.82 ± 0.16 4.54 ± 0.90 4.59 ± 0.15
Delivery index (%) 100 100 100 100 100
Birth live index (%) 100 100 100 100 100
No of pups with external malformations 0 0 0 0 0
  1. D. water = Distilled water. No of pups per litter are expressed as mean ± S.D. Weights of pups are expressed as mean ± S.E.M. *Values are significant at P < 0.05