Water vapour uptake from the atmosphere and critical equilibrium humidity of a feather mite

@article{Gaede1987WaterVU,
  title={Water vapour uptake from the atmosphere and critical equilibrium humidity of a feather mite},
  author={Karl Gaede and Willi Kn{\"u}lle},
  journal={Experimental \& Applied Acarology},
  year={1987},
  volume={3},
  pages={45-52}
}
  • K. GaedeW. Knülle
  • Published 1 March 1987
  • Environmental Science
  • Experimental & Applied Acarology
The feather miteProctophyllodes troncatus Robin takes up water vapour from subsaturated atmospheres down to relative humidities between 55% and 60%. Vapour uptake increases with rising humidity of the surrounding air and the time to attain maximum water gain decreases. 

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