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Table 1 Weather parameters recorded from the Observatory located 300 and 500 m distance from experimental field locations I and II during the trial execution periods

From: Management of cotton bollworms Helicoverpa armigera and Earias vittella by entomopathogenic nematodes

Month and year Mean rainfall(/mm Monthly rainy days Mean temperature /°C Mean relative humidity /% Mean evaporation per day /mm
Max Min Morning Evening
Field experiment I
October, 2010 156.4 9.0 31.1 22.2 91 62 4.7
November, 2010 311.1 15.0 28.1 21.3 95 70 2.5
December, 2010 35.0 2.0 28.3 19.3 93 61 2.9
January, 2011 100.4 5.0 30.1 19.0 89 44 3.7
February, 2011 3.5 3.0 31.6 18.4 89 40 4.6
Field experiment II
October, 2011 305.3 14 31.6 22.6 91 59 4.3
November, 2011 243.1 10 28.7 20.8 90 61 3.1
December, 2011 11.6 1 29.3 19.1 89 52 3.3
January, 2012 1.0 29.7 18.4 89 46 3.7
February, 2012 0 32.3 19.4 83 35 4.8