Ecological Archives E085-057-A4

Patrick S. Fitze, Jean Clobert, and Heinz Richner. 2004. Long-term life-history consequences of ectoparasite-modulated growth and development. Ecology 85:2018–2026.

Appendix D. Effect of parasite treatment on body size and tarsus length of locally recruited nestling Great Tits.

 

Tarsus length

Body size

 

df

F
P

Variance
explained (%)

df

F

P

Variance
explained (%)

Treatment

1,181

0.93

0.21

0.4

1,180

0.90

0.22

0.4

Year of birth

2,181

2.01

0.14

1.4

2,180

<0.01

1

0.0

Design

1,181

0.40

0.53

0.2

1,180

0.60

0.44

0.2

Sex

1,180

31.46

<0.001

42.2

1,180

76.38

<0.001

29.5

Treatment × design

1,173

0.03

0.86

 

1,173

0.001

1

 

Treatment × sex

1,179

1.11

0.29

 

1,175

0.09

0.76

 

Treatment × year

2,174

0.51

0.60

 

2,178

2.21

0.11

 



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