Table 1

Overall effect of predation on relative developmental success of the molecular forms in puddles and rice fields.

Habitat

Predator

M form

S form

χ2/P


Puddles

Absent

46.3% (857) a

53.7% (993)

11.65/0.0006

Puddles

Present

56.2% (199)

43.8% (155)

Rice fields

Absent

55.1% (576)

44.9% (470)

2.35/0.124

Rice fields

Present

59.6% (226)

40.4% (153)

Total (Pooled data)

Absent

49.5% (1433)

50.5% (1463)

16.9/0.0001

Present

58% (425)

42% (308)

12.4/0.0004b


a () number of adults emerged

b stratified analysis of form by predation controlling for habitat using Cochran-Mantel-Haenszel Test.

Diabaté et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:5   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-5

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