Experimental groups from the artificial feeding experiment with parameters tested and sample sizes. The sample sizes are higher for three of the groups because they were used to assess the survival rates of the parasite.
|Feeding solution||Rubbing of bee on Parafilm™||Chamber walls||Number of mites (N)|
|Control feeding||Cell culture medium*||Yes||Gelatine capsule||140|
|Control feeding w/o rub||Cell culture medium*||No||Gelatine capsule||32|
|PBS||PBS 1X||No||Gelatine capsule||94|
|PBS + Parafilm||PBS 1X||No||Gelatine capsule covered with Parafilm||28|
|Negative control||None||No||Gelatine capsule||82|
* = as in Posada-Florez et al. (2020); w/o = without.
Current usage metrics show cumulative count of Article Views (full-text article views including HTML views, PDF and ePub downloads, according to the available data) and Abstracts Views on Vision4Press platform.
Data correspond to usage on the plateform after 2015. The current usage metrics is available 48-96 hours after online publication and is updated daily on week days.
Initial download of the metrics may take a while.