Table 4

Correlation analysis of genome size vs. body size and egg size.

r

P

n


ln (genome size) vs. ln (body size)

raw values

0.840

<0.001

21

PIC

0.318

0.161

20

ln (genome size) vs. ln (egg size)

raw values

0.847

<0.001

21

PIC

0.521

0.016

20


Using either Pearson correlations on raw data, or phylogenetically independent contrasts (PIC).

Stelzer et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:90   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-90

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