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Table 3 Statistical models built to define the baseline population dynamics of Cx. pipiens

From: Determinants of the population growth of the West Nile virus mosquito vector Culex pipiens in a repeatedly affected area in Italy

Model ΔAICc w AICc R 2 LR
Gompertz 0.00 > 0.999 0.59
Gompertz mod. by humidity 33.26 < 0.001 0.58
Ricker 192.99 < 0.001 0.52
Ricker mod. by humidity 195.03 < 0.001 0.52
Growing degree-day (15 dd) 209.23 < 0.001 0.52
Growing degree-day 334.21 < 0.001 0.47
Gompertz mod. by by precipitation 354.26 < 0.001 0.46
Rainy days (15 dd) 355.79 < 0.001 0.46
Precipitation (15 dd) 357.21 < 0.001 0.46
Reference model 359.02 < 0.001 0.46
Exponential 359.02 < 0.001 0.46
Ricker mod. by precipitation 360.05 < 0.001 0.46
Minimum daily humidity 360.62 < 0.001 0.46
Precipitation 360.77 < 0.001 0.46
Average daily humidity (15 dd) 361.02 < 0.001 0.46
  1. The models are reported in order of increasing ΔAICc, the reference model (i.e. mode with only length of daylight as explanatory variable) is reported in boldface.