Ecological Archives E095-158-A1

Robert N. Schaeffer and Rebecca E. Irwin. 2014. Yeasts in nectar enhance male fitness in a montane perennial herb. Ecology 95:17921798. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-1740.1

Appendix A. Summary of results on the direct and indirect effects of yeasts on Delphinium female fitness.

Table A1. Summary of MANOVA results testing for the direct effects of yeasts on components of Delphinium female reproduction.

Dependent Variable

Control

Yeast

df

Wilks' λ

F

P

Proportion fruit set

0.44 ± 0.04

0.48 ± 0.05

3, 55

0.96

0.68

0.57

Seeds per fruit

6.29 ± 0.99

7.47 ± 0.84

 

 

 

 

Total seeds per plant

31.90 ± 7.95

38.2 ± 6.05

 

 

 

 

† Log (x + 1) transformed for analysis.

Table A2. Summary of MANOVA results testing for the indirect effects of yeasts on components of Delphinium female reproduction.

Dependent Variable

Control

Yeast

df

Wilks' λ

F

P

Proportion fruit set

0.68 ± 0.05

0.60 ± 0.05

3, 55

0.97

0.56

0.65

Seeds per fruit

32.11 ± 2.26

31.71 ± 3.17

 

 

 

 

Total seeds per plant

227.53 ± 31.55

187.24 ± 27.79

 

 

 

 


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