Skip to Main Content
Table 1.

Analysis of the effects of feeding and environmental humidity on the CO2 bursts in Rhodnius prolixus

Dry, unfedDry, fedHumid, unfedHumid, fedFd.f.P
Number of bursts 7.2±0.79 7±0.77 8.1±1.06 7.9±0.66 0.38 0.69 
Burst CO2 (μl min–10.022±2.69E–3 0.016±3.69E–3 0.021±3.32E–3 0.012±3.35E–3 1.29 0.30 
Dry, unfedDry, fedHumid, unfedHumid, fedFd.f.P
Number of bursts 7.2±0.79 7±0.77 8.1±1.06 7.9±0.66 0.38 0.69 
Burst CO2 (μl min–10.022±2.69E–3 0.016±3.69E–3 0.021±3.32E–3 0.012±3.35E–3 1.29 0.30 

Top line, mean number (±s.e.m.) of CO2 bursts in Rhodnius over the 40 min experimental period

Bottom line, mean (±s.e.m.) maximal rate of CO2 release(μl min–1) achieved in the CO2 bursts produced under each of the conditions examined

d.f., degrees of freedom

Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal