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Table 2 Aedes albopictus development time under different treatments in different settings

From: Aedes albopictus life table: environment, food, and age dependence survivorship and reproduction in a tropical area

Treatment Location Immature stage Female Male
   N pupae Mean ± SE N Mean ± SE N Mean ± SE
Tap water + food       
  Shaded 141 6.0 ± 0.1 a 33 8.5 ± 0.1 a 27 8.6 ± 0.2 a
  Half-shaded 141 6.0 ± 0.1 a 36 8.0 ± 0.2 ab 43 8.3 ± 0.2 a
  Indoor 147 5.2 ± 0.1 b 63 7.6 ± 0.1 b 69 6.9 ± 0.1 b
Habitat water       
  Shaded 13 28.6 ± 2.4 a 2 29.5 ± 7.5a 2 29.0 ± 8.0
  Half-shaded 42 25.4 ± 1.8 a 18 27.8 ± 2.6a 13 29.5 ± 2.4
  Indoor 10 24.3 ± 3.5 a 2 33.0 ± 2.0a 1 36.0
Habitat water + food       
  Shaded 125 7.5 ± 0.1 a 61 11.6 ± 0.2 a 62 11.6 ± 0.2 a
  Half-shaded 144 7.2 ± 0.1 a 68 12.2 ± 0.2 a 74 11.2 ± 0.2 a
  Indoor 132 6.3 ± 0.1 b 66 10.0 ± 0.2 b 68 9.2 ± 0.2 b
  1. N: number of emerged females or males. Development times of females and males for the habitat water without added food treatment were not compared due to the small number of individuals
  2. Tukey HSD comparison of development time among the three settings for the same treatment. Numbers connected with different (same) letters indicate significant (non-significant) differences among the three settings. Comparison was not done for male development time for habitat water experiments because only one male emerged in indoor experiments