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Journal of Mosquito Research 2017, Vol.7, No.17, 134-141
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Table 2 Cross correlation between the physicochemical parameters of rice field’s mosquito larval habitats subjected to various agricultural chemical inputs in Minna, Nigeria
Physico-chemical Parameters
Temperature
pH
Turbidity Conductivity Alkalinity
Hardness
K
Na
Phosphate
Nitrate
Chloride
D.O
B.O.D
Temperature
1.00
pH
0.23
1.00
Turbidity
0.73*
0.38 1.00
Conductivity
0.18
0.96*
0.30
1.00
Alkalinity
-0.06
0.93*
0.20
0.96*
1.00
Hardness
0.32
0.69 0.07
0.69
0.59
1.00
Potassium
-0.70
0.19
-0.74*
0.14
0.30
0.21
1.00
Sodium
0.31
0.89*
0.37
0.96*
0.88*
0.77*
-0.04 1.00
Phosphate
0.02
-0.92 -0.07
-0.97*
-0.97*
-0.70*
-0.34
-0.91*
1.00
Nitrate
0.50
-0.20 0.21
0.01
-0.20
0.12
-0.71*
0.22
0.08
1.00
Chloride
0.95*
0.35 0.69
0.38
0.12
0.42
-0.70*
0.51
-0.18
0.64
1.00
D.O
0.65
-0.14 0.23
0.03
-0.23
0.08
-0.68 0.17
0.09
0.92*
0.76*
1.00
B.O.D
0.69
-0.25 0.19
-0.15
-0.41
-0.04
-0.62 -0.05 0.27
0.76*
0.72* 0.94*
1.00
Note: * = significantly correlate
1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 12,13,14,15,16
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