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Table 1 Mean (95% CI) of total dissolved solids, salinity and conductivity: measure of water hardness

From: Effect of water source and feed regime on development and phenotypic quality in Anopheles gambiae (s.l.): prospects for improved mass-rearing techniques towards release programmes

Water type TDS (mg/l) Salinity (ppm) Conductivity (µS)
Deionised 27.55 (25.93–29.18) 42 18.48 (17.38–19.58) 42 39.54 (37.24–41.84) 42
Mix 70.54 (68.97–72.12) 42 47.47 (46.38–48.55) 42 100.85 (98.58–103.12) 42
Mineral 112.21 (110.53–113.89) 42 75.78 (74.65–76.91) 42 160.4 (157.99–162.80) 42
  1. Note: Sample size (n = 42) is italicized