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Table 3 Mean numbers and standard deviation (SD) of field-collected Culicoides imicola females to emerge over a period of 60 minutes from holding boxes kept at 17 °C at various humidity levels

From: The influence of temperature and humidity on the flight activity of Culicoides imicola both under laboratory and field conditions

Mean T (SD) Set RH Mean RH (SD) No. of replicates (no of individuals)a Total no. emerged (%) Mean (SD)
17.3 (0.74) not set 49.7 (1.93) 9 (4500) 1258 (28.0) 139.8 (40.03)
16.5 (0.45) 40 46.4 (2.1) 8 (4000) 1430 (35.8) 178.8 (44.62)
16.9 (0.83) 60 57.5 (5.04) 8 (4000) 1081 (27.0) 135.1 (44.64)
17.7 (0.37) 80 84.9 (2.12) 8 (4000) 1381 (34.5) 172.6 (30.09)
  1. Abbreviations: RH relative humidity, T temperature
  2. aEach replicate consists of 500 individuals