Table 3

PDI values for twoBradyrhizobiumfitness components
Fitness component L. bicolor A. strigosus Difference
Mean PDI LCL UCL Mean PDI LCL UCL Diff PDI LCL UCL
Nodule area* 0.217 0.189 0.246 0.228 0.186 0.271 0.102 -0.034 0.056
Nodule number† 0.672 0.605 0.739 1.067 0.832 1.302 0.395 0.183 0.607

*Natural log transformed.

†Square-root transformed.

For each statistic, LCL = lower 95% confidence limit and UCL = upper 95% confidence limit; Diff PDI = PDI difference between species. Variables that differed significantly between hosts are in bold face.

Ehinger et al.

Ehinger et al. BMC Ecology 2014 14:8   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-14-8

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