Psyche: A Journal of Entomology / 2012 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Herbivore Larval Development at Low Springtime Temperatures: The Importance of Short Periods of Heating in the Field

Table 1

Comparison of larval development of the different treatment groups in the climate chambers and in the field with a statistics column, showing the differences between all groups. Different letters indicate significant differences between treatment groups, shown with development time, weight, and mortality.

Treatment groupClimate chamberFieldStatistics
18°C/28°C23°C15°C(1) run (15.0°C ± 0.3)(2) run (13.0°C ± 0.2)

Development time [days] ( ) ;
Physiological development time [degree days]265.64290.40221.40293.00200.00
Pupal weight [mg] ( ) ;
Mortality [%] ;

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