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Table 1 Mean (± S.E.) and range (enclosed in parentheses) of physicochemical characteristics of water samples in sampling sites within a habitat in Banambani

From: Water quality and immatures of the M and S forms of Anopheles gambiae s.s. and An. arabiensis in a Malian village

Habitat - Site Alkalinity (ppm) Conductivity (μmhos/cm) D.O. (ppm) Ortho-phosphate (ppm) pH
Rockpools
1 23.75 ±1.9 (18 – 38) 55.7 ± 19.7 (36 – 75.4) 8.34± 0.49 (7.2 – 10) 0.05 ± 0a 7.3 ± 0.17 (6.8 – 8.9)
2 20.13 ±0.8 (16 – 28) 54.1 ± 14.1 (40 – 68.2) 7.6 ± 0.6 (6.3 – 9.8) 0.05 ± 0a 7.3 ± 0.14 (6.9 – 8.8)
3 18 ± 2.12 (12 – 21) 32 ± 4 (28 – 36) 7.3 ± 0.46 (6.4 – 8.5) 0.05 ± 0a 7.2 ± 0.16 (6.9 – 8.9)
Swamp
1 21.5 ± 3.6 (16 – 32) 59.8 ± 4.2 (55.7 – 64) 6.64 ± 0.7 (5.5 – 8.25) 0.045 ± 0 (0.03 – 0.05) 6.9 ± 0.06 (6.9 – 7.8)
2 31 ± 4.4 (20 – 40) 59.1 ± 1.1 (58 – 60.2) 6.67 ± 0.4 (5.8 – 7.75) 0.048 ± 0 (0.04 – 0.05) 7.1 ± 0.09 (6.8 – 7.8)
3 23.75± 3.8 (18 – 35) 66.6 ± 11.4 (55.2 – 78) 5.7 ± 0.65 (5.5 – 7) 0.048 ± 0 (0.04 – 0.05) 7.05± 0.07 (6.8 – 7.5)
Puddles
1 24 ±1.4 (20 – 26) 40.75 ± 3.75 (37 – 44.5) 7.16 ± 0.3 (6.95 – 7.9) 0.048 ± 0 (0.04 – 0.05) 6.96± 0.09 (6.5 – 8.2)
2 21.5 ± 2.2 (16 – 24) 61.25 ± 26.2 (35 – 87.42) 7.45 ± 0.6 (6.8 – 9.1) 0.05 ± 0 (0.05 – 0.06) 6.9 ± 0.03 (6.7 – 7.2)
3 22.7 ± 4.8 (16 – 32) 35.5 ± 2.5 (33 – 38) 6.87 ± 0.2 (6.7 – 7.2) 0.07 ±0.02 (0.05 – 0.1) 6.9 ± 0.03 (6.9 – 7)
Habitat – Site NO3 (ppm) Temp. (°C) Turbidity (JTU) TDS (ppm)  
Rockpools
1 2.2 ± 0a 28.02 ± 0.74 (23.6 – 31.5) 30 ± 5 (25 – 35) 37.32 ± 19.7 (24.1 – 50.5)  
2 2.2 ± 0a 27.52 ± 0.93 (23.5 – 36.8) 30 ± 5 (25 – 35) 36.25 ± 14.1 (26.8 – 45.7)  
3 2.2 ± 0a 28.12 ± 1.05 (23.5 – 37.3) 30 ± 5 (25 – 35) 21.44 ± 4 (18.8 – 24.1)  
Swamp
1 2.2 ± 0a 25.48 ± 0.69 (23 – 30.3) 265 ± 65 (200 – 330) 40.07 ± 4.2 (37.3 – 42.9)  
2 2.75 ± 0.6 (2.2 – 4.4) 27.19 ± 0.82 (20 – 33.5) 265 ± 65 (200 – 330) 39.6 ± 1.1 (36.9 – 40.3)  
3 3.85±1.7 (2.2 – 8.8) 28.35 ± 1.05 (23 – 33.5) 265 ± 65 (200 – 330) 44.62 ± 11.4 (38.9 – 52.3)  
Puddles
1 2.75±0.6 (2.2 – 4.4) 27.4 ± 0.81 (21.2 – 33.9) 105 ± 5 (100 – 110) 27.3 ± 3.75 (24.8 – 29.8)  
2 2.2 ± 0.9 (0 – 4.4) 29.56 ± 1.96 (22.1 – 60.1) 20 ± 5 (15 – 25) 41.04 ± 26.2 (23.45 – 58.6)  
3 2.2 ± 0a 29.75 ± 1.5 (23.5 – 36.8) 330 ± 30 (300 – 360) 23.8 ± 2.5 (22.1 – 25.5)  
  1. a Values were the same in all measurements