Table 1

ANOVA statistics (P-values) indicating differentiation of traits.

No common garden treatment

Common garden treatment

Differentiation

Thallus width

Distance between dichotomies

Phlorotannin content

Palatability to grazers

Photochemical yield

Photochemical yield after desiccation

Photochemical yield after freezing

Water content after desiccation

Growth during 3 months


ANOVA clones

0.55

0.1

0.0001

0.49

0.08

0.059

0.002

0.99

0.36

Post-hoc (SNK)

Clone-0 vs Clone-1

P < 0.05

P < 0.05

Clone-0 vs Clone 4

0.05 <P < 0.10

P < 0.05

Clone-1 vs Clone 4

P < 0.05

0.05 <P < 0.10

Effect

Clone-1 higher

Clone-4 higher

Clone-0 lower


Variation of phenotypic trait values for nine different traits are compared among the 3 monoclonal groups and significant results further evaluated with SNK posthoc test. Trait values were used untransformed with low deviations from homogeneous variances. Significant values are indicated in bold

Johannesson et al. BMC Ecology 2012 12:2   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-12-2

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