Ecological Archives E083-034-A1

Hilary S. Callahan and Massimo Pigliucci. 2002. Shade-induced plasticity and its ecological significance in wild populations of Arabidopsis thaliana. Ecology 83:1965-1980.

Appendix A. Pearson product-moment correlation coefficients for the populations in the Agricultural Experiment Station (AS) and Sharp Ridge Park (SR) study sites.

  Variables

Bolting day

Leaf number

Rosette diameter

Inflorescence height

Total fruits produced


A) AS population, 1996-1997

  Bolting day

         

  Leaf number

 0.01

       

  Rosette diameter

-0.01

0.58***

     

  Inflorescence height

-0.09

0.59***

0.74***

   

  Total fruits produced

-0.15

0.59***

0.70***

0.86***

 
B) AS population, 1997-1998

  Bolting day

         

  Leaf number

-0.18*

       

  Rosette diameter

-0.13

0.57***

     

  Inflorescence height

-0.18*

0.37***

0.53***

   

  Total fruits produced

-0.22**

0.42***

0.47***

0.79***

 
C) SR population, 1996-1997

  Bolting day

         
  Leaf number -0.37***        
  Rosette diameter -0.26* 0.51***      

  Inflorescence height

-0.40***

0.51***

0.78***

   

  Total fruits produced

-0.37***

0.41***

0.69***

0.84***

 
D) SR population, 1997-1998

  Bolting day

         

  Leaf number

-0.37***

       
  Rosette diameter

-0.35***

0.64***

     

  Inflorescence height

-0.50***

0.74***

0.80***

   

  Total fruits produced

-0.39***

0.64***

0.76***

0.80***

  

   Note: Significance levels, after a simultaneous Bonferroni correction for multiple tests, are indicated by *** for P < 0.001, ** for P < 0.01, * for P < 0.05.



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