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Table 1 Distribution of environmental and meteorological variables at all sampling stations.

From: Genotoxic potential generated by biomass burning in the Brazilian Legal Amazon by Tradescantia micronucleus bioassay: a toxicity assessment study

Variables   CH BB NO DE T
PM 2.5 (μg/m 3 ) D 9.9 (1.0) 20.9 (2.1) 20.8 (2.1) 19.3 (2.0) 20.9 (2.1)
  R 5.0 (1.0) 8.9 (1.8) 8.4 (1.7) 7.2 (1.4) 7.4 (1.5)
  Ratio D/R 2.0 2.4 2.4 2.7 2.8
Rainfall (mm/d) D 1.1 (1.0) 1.0 (0.8) 1.1 (0.9) 0.9 (0.8) 0.9 (0.8)
  R 9.8 (1.0) 11.1 (1.1) 11.7 (1.2) 11.6 (1.2) 12 (1.2)
  Ratio R/D 8.9 11.1 10.6 12.9 13.3
Temperature (°C) D 25.9 (1.0) 25.4 (1.0) 25.1 (1.0) 25.4 (1.0) 24.6 (0.9)
  R 25.4 (1.0) 25.2 (1.0) 24.8 (1.0) 25.0 (1.0) 24.4 (1.0)
  Ratio D/R 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Humidity (%) D 51.2 (1.0) 55.7 (1.1) 56.3 (1.1) 55.3 (1.1) 57.4 (1.1)
  R 80.5 (1.0) 82.5 (1.0) 83.4 (1.0) 83.0 (1.0) 84.2 (1.0)
  Ratio R/D 1.6 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5
  1. D = data obtained in the dry season. R = data obtained in the rainy season. D/R = ratio between the dry and rainy season. R/D = ratio between the rainy and dry season. The data in parentheses represent the ratio between the data of each test site and the control site (CH).