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Table 6 First larviposition day, interlarval period, fecundity, mean pupal mass and emergence rate of adults under various experimental conditions

From: Influence of temperature and relative humidity on survival and fecundity of three tsetse strains

Treatment (°C–%) First larviposition day Interlarval period (days) PPIF Mean mass of pupae (mg ± sd) Emergence (%)
BKF SEN SENbkf BKF SEN SENbkf BKF SEN SENbkf BKF SEN SENbkf BKF SEN SENbkf
25.1 ± 0.4–76.1 ± 8.0 21 20 19 9.3 8.0 10.0 3.2ab 2.7ab 2.1ab 21.6 ± 1.5a 21.0 ± 2.3a 19.4 ± 2.7ab 93.4 87.7 93.5
26.4 ± 0.2–55.2 ± 1.6 19 17 20 9.4 10.0 12.0 3.7ab 3.3ab 1.9ab 18.4 ± 2.8b 17.9 ± 3.2b 18.6 ± 1.8b 88.1 80.7 77.1
25.2 ± 0.5–47.7 ± 8.5 19 20 19 7.3 9.8 11.0 2.7a 1.8b 1.8b 21.3 ± 2.2a 20.7 ± 2.4a 18.9 ± 2.7b 94.9 89.5 89.0
26.0 ± 0.0–40.3 ± 0.7 20 19 19 8.0 11.6 9.3 3.4ab 2.5ab 2.7ab 20.7 ± 2.5a 20.4 ± 3.5a 19.3 ± 2.4ab 95.7 91.7 92.0
  1. Abbreviation: PPIF pupae production per initial female at 56 days (8 weeks)
  2. For the PPIF and mean mass of pupae, the values that have a common letter (a and b, amongst columns and rows) are not significantly different (P > 0.05)