Table 3

ANCOVAs of the coefficient of variation of rain, LWP, and peak shoot mass.

Effect

Annual rain

LWP

Peak shoot Mass


df

F

F

F


regions (SA-MM)

3

196

1827

603

MAP

1

99

699

621

DMR

1

227

<1n.s.

38

regions × MAP

3

<1n.s.

52

126

regions × DMR

3

2n.s.

19

31

MAP × DMR

1

<1n.s.

4*

25

regions × MAP × DMR

3

2n.s.

4**

15

error

484


LWP: longest wet period. n.s.: not significant, ***:P < 0.001, no symbol:P < 0.0001.

Köchy BMC Ecology 2008 8:4   doi:10.1186/1472-6785-8-4

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