Table 2

Means and CV's.

Treatment


Kairomone (-)

Kairomone (+)


Population

N

Exposure Time

Trait

Mean (SE)

CV (95% CI)

Mean (SE)

CV (95% CI)


Source

7

0

Size

2.01 (0.04)

5.0 (3.2–10.9)

1.96 (0.04)

5.1 (3.3–11.3)

Age

9.82 (0.50)

13.4 (8.6–30.3)

9.65 (0.38)

10.5 (6.7–23.4)

Egg #

4.00 (0.72)

47.8 (28.9–165.2)

5.86 (0.74)

33.3 (20.8–86.9)

Frog

9

0

Size

1.98 (0.01)

1.5 (1.0–2.9)

1.93 (0.06)

9.8 (6.6–19.0)

Age

10.18 (0.65)

19.2 (12.8–38.1)

9.63 (0.38)

11.7 (7.9–22.8)

Egg #

4.44 (0.60)

40.8 (26.3–95.2)

6.78 (1.09)

48.2 (30.7–125.4)

Puppet

10

53

Size

1.77 (0.03)

6.2 (4.3–11.4)

1.68 (0.04)

7.7 (5.3–14.2)

Age

10.94 (0.64)

18.6 (12.7–34.5)

9.21 (0.53)

18.2 (12.4–34.3)

Egg #

4.60 (0.48)

32.8 (22.0–66.6)

5.10 (0.72)

44.7 (29.3–101.5)

Evelyn

8

91

Size

1.34 (0.03)

6.0 (3.9–12.2)

1.24 (0.02)

5.6 (3.7–11.5)

Age

8.54 (0.46)

15.2 (10.0–31.8)

9.55 (0.75)

22.1 (21.5–47.6)

Egg #

3.25 (0.59)

51.4 (31.8–163.2)

3.25 (0.45)

39.4 (25.0–99.1)


Estimates of phenotypic means and coefficients of variation. The units for body sizes are mm and for ages at maturity are days. Standard errors for the mean and 95% Modified McKay confidence intervals for coefficients of variation are given in parentheses.

Latta et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2007 7:21   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-7-21

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