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Table 3 Seasonal variation of the physicochemical parameters (mean ± S.D) of Anopheles larvae habitats

From: Composition, habitat preference and seasonal variation of malaria vector larval and pupa stage in Akure North Local Government Area of Ondo State, Nigeria

Parameter Season Total mean ± S.D X2 P-value
Dry Wet
Electrical conductivity 350.76 ± 60.07 178.91 ± 48.65 250.52 ± 104.19 53.14 0.19
pH 6.78 ± 0.20 7.04 ± 0.33 6.93 ± 0.30 54.89 0.13
Total dissolved solid 17.48 ± 4.23 15.97 ± 4.05 16.60 ± 4.01 13.25 0.58
Temperature 27.13 ± 0.77 25.25 ± 0.81 26.03 ± 1.22 43.54 0.04
Dissolved oxygen 7.91 ± 0.11 8.21 ± 0.12 8.09 ± 0.19 30.09 0.00