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Fig. 1 | Parasites & Vectors

Fig. 1

From: Darkness increases the population growth rate of the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae

Fig. 1

Total numbers of mites (a) and eggs (b) with a photoperiod of 1:23 h L:D. Chicks were challenged with 220 D. gallinae at 0 dpc and kept on prolonged darkness photoperiod of 1:23 h L:D. Total numbers of mites and eggs were counted under stereomicroscope at a magnification of 10× at 7, 14, 21 and 28 dpc. All values are shown as the mean ± SD from three independent experiments

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