Table 3.

Best-fit mixed linear models describing the effects of sex, pH and their interactions on life history parameters of Aedes aegypti and Ochlerotatus taeniorhynchus from mixed linear models

A. aegyptiO. taeniorhynchus
Effectn.d.f.d.d.f.F valuen.d.f.d.d.f.F value
Days to pupation
   Sex1542.59NS1655.52*
   pH2547.44**2651.18NS
   Sex×pH2540.87NS2654.51*
Wet mass
   Sex154219.55***165159.58***
   pH2540.96NS2653.44*
   Sex×pH2541.05NS2650.09NS
Growth rate, wet mass
   Sex154121.58***16541.60***
   pH2545.25**2655.53**
   Sex×pH2541.48NS2652.38NS
  • n.d.f., numerator degrees of freedom; d.d.f., denominator degrees of freedom.

  • *** P< 0.001

  • ** 0.001<P<0.01

  • * 0.01<P<0.05

  • 0.05<P<0.1

  • NS , P>0.1