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Table 4 Effects of different treatments on fertilization potential

From: Rubus apetalus (Rosaceae) improves spermatozoa characteristics, antioxidant enzymes and fertility potential in unilateral cryptorchid rats

Groups Number of females mated Number of females with a positive vaginal smear Number of pregnant females Gestation index (%) Fertility index (%) Average litter size
N 10 9 9 90.00 100.00 6.67 ± 0.34
SO 10 9 8 88.00 80.00 6.44 ± 0.37
DW 10 8 5 62.5 50.00 2.90 ± 0.35
VIT E 10 9 8 88.00 80.00 4.9 ± 0.043
AE 60 10 10 9 90.00 90.00 6.50 ± 0.5
ME 60 10 9 10 100.00 100.00 6.80 ± 0.66
  1. Abbreviations: N normal, SO sham operated, DW distilled water, Vit E vitamin E, AE aqueous extract, ME methanolic extract