Table 3

Effect of sexual activity on CFUs 24 hours after infection with P.entomophila
Source DF DF Den MS F ratio p> F
Mating status 1 82 9.82 5.58 0.02*
Hours 1 82 307.36 174.61 <0.0001*
Block & Random 3 82 67.72 38.46 <0.0001*
Hours × Block 3 82 13.12 7.45 0.00017*
Mating Status × Hours 1 82 8.41 4.78 0.03*
Mating Status × Block 3 82 0.73 0.41 0.74
Mating Status × Hours × Block 3 82 1.48 0.84 0.47

*Statistically significant values.

Summary of results from three-way mixed model ANOVA treating Mating status (virgin vs sexually active) and Hours (0 vs 24 hrs post infection) as fixed factors crossed with random blocks.

Gupta et al.

Gupta et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013 13:185   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-185

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