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Table 2 Effects of FLC on fertility

From: Low dose of flurochloridone affected reproductive system of male rats but not fertility and early embryonic development

Sex Parameters Vehicle control 2 mg/kg 5 mg/kg 15 mg/kg
Male Cohabited (n) 25 25 25 25
Copulated (n) 24 25 23 25
Females pregnant (n) 24 25 23 25
Copulation index (%) 96 100 92 100
Fecundity index (%) 100 100 100 100
Fertility index(%) 96 100 92 100
Female Cohabited (n) 25 25 25 25
Copulated (n) 24 25 23 25
Pregnant (n) 24 25 23 25
Copulation index (%) 96 100 92 100
Fecundity index (%) 100 100 100 100
Fertility index (%) 96 100 92 100
Days of mating period (d) 3.4 ± 1.4 3.3 ± 2.7 3.1 ± 1.7 2.6 ± 1.2*
Days of estrous cycle (d) 4.1 ± 2.7 3.3 ± 3.3 4.3 ± 2.4 4.1 ± 1.9
Numbers of estrous cycle (d) 1.5 ± 0.9 1.1 ± 1.1 1.6 ± 1.0 1.8 ± 1.0
  1. Copulation index (%): (number of copulated/number of cohabited) × 100
  2. Fecundity index (%): (number of females pregnant/number of males copulated) × 100
  3. Fertility index (%): (number of pregnant/number of cohabited) × 100
  4. Note: *p < 0.05 compared with the vehicle control group