Table 6

Model A tested for genetic variation in fecundity tolerance
Days 1-3 Days 4-5
Factor F-value p-value F-value p-value
Uninfected fecundity 122.87 <0.001 70.39 <0.001
Load 16.05 <0.001 0.89 0.347
Genotype 8.74 <0.001 2.19 0.027
Diet 45.15 <0.001 9.52 0.002
Day 70.71 <0.001 11.02 <0.001
Genotype*Load 4.84 <0.001 1.50 0.155
Genotype*Diet 1.95 0.042 0.29 0.97
Diet*Load 0.003 0.954 0.01 0.922
Genotype*Diet*Load 2.95 0.002 2.01 0.044

The response variable is Infected Fecundity. The significant Genotype*Load interaction represents genetic variation for fecundity tolerance. The significant Genotype*Diet*Load interaction represents a genotype-by-environment effect for fecundity tolerance.

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Howick and Lazzaro BMC Evolutionary Biology 2014 14:56   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-14-56

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