Table 1

The effects of infection and kairomone treatments onDaphnia magnalife history and morphological traits (two-way ANOVAs)
Dependent variable Clutch Infection (df = 1) Kairomone (df = 2) Infection × Kairomone (df = 2)
F p F p F p
Age at maturity 7.7 0.006 14.3 < 0.001 (F, T) 0.01 0.993
Life span 124.1 < 0.001 3 0.053 0.4 0.657
Number of offspring 1 17.6 < 0.001 0.9 0.425 0.3 0.766
2 38.3 < 0.001 1.9 0.156 3.5 0.034
3 101 < 0.001 3.7 0.029 0.04 0.961
Body length 1 63.6 < 0.001 19 < 0.001 (F, T) 4.2 0.017
2 124.8 < 0.001 18.7 < 0.001 (F, T) 1.4 0.261
3 130 < 0.001 17.7 < 0.001 (F, T) 0.3 0.706
Offspring 1 14.7 < 0.001 12.3 < 0.001 (F, T) 0.9 0.411
body length 2 1,7 0.197 11.8 < 0.001 (F) 1.2 0.307
3 70.9 < 0.001 18.8 < 0.001 (F) 3.7 0.030

Significant values are given in bold. The exact occurrence of significant differences between the kairomone treatments and the control are given as “F” or “T” for the fish and Triops treatment, respectively.

Hesse et al.

Hesse et al. BMC Ecology 2012 12:12   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-12-12

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