Table 2

Average expected fitness for each isolate calculated by integrating temperature-dependent fitness measures over the observed thermal preference distributions ("Obs.") compared to the maximum fitness expected is all individuals chose the single best temperature ("Max.")

LRS

r


Isolate

Obs.

Max.

PL

Obs.

Max.

PL


CB4857

178

285

0.37

1.25

1.75

0.29

PX174

192

293

0.34

1.04

2.09

0.50

CB4856

211

287

0.26

0.95

1.52

0.38

CB4854

213

285

0.25

1.20

1.67

0.28


The relative difference between these yields the Performance Load (PL).

Anderson et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:157   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-157

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