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Table 1 Summary of the water parameters of the 27 main tributaries of TGRC

From: Temporal variations in macroinvertebrate communities from the tributaries in the Three Gorges Reservoir Catchment, China

Seasons SD(cm) WT (°C) pH Chl a (μg/l) DO (mg/l) ORP (mv) Cond (μS/cm)
Spring 131.69 ± 112.87b 15.96 ± 1.84b 8.31 ± 0.48b 10.53 ± 25.06c 9.00 ± 2.04b 145.85 ± 45.44a 134.21 ± 41.85a
Summer 57.64 ± 49.24a 22.35 ± 3.43d 8.24 ± 0.28a 5.82 ± 10.26b 8.82 ± 1.89b 143.85 ± 100.6a 305.09 ± 141.79c
Autumn 136.64 ± 52.03c 20.02 ± 2.87c 8.23 ± 0.38ab 7.76 ± 10.21c 7.26 ± 1.49a 165.75 ± 22.62b 288.23 ± 78.94bc
Winter 239.69 ± 73.18d 9.86 ± 3.30a 8.26 ± 0.32ab 1.15 ± 2.03a 7.58 ± 0.77c 154.12 ± 38.02b 285.86 ± 66.19bc
Chi-Square 163.955 420.838 5.844 174.943 119.062 33.568 270.117
p-value <0.001 <0.001 0.119 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001
  1. Note: Different letters represent significant differences, same letters represent nonsignificant differences