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Table 3 Means (+/- standard error) and pairwise comparisons by bolting month for all reproductive traits assessed

From: The continuum between semelparity and iteroparity: plastic expression of parity in response to season length manipulation in Lobelia inflata

  Mean (by bolting month) Homogenous Subsets (p < 0.05)
  Jun Jul Aug Sept Jun Jul Aug Sept
Time from Bolting to First Flower (days) 37.58 (+/- 0.33) 28.91 (+/- 0.34) 24.37 (+/- 0.35) 16.48 (+/- 0.44) A B C D
Height at First Flower (mm) 126.88 (+/- 3.66) 134.62 (+/- 3.69) 120.59 (+/- 3.79) 119.83 (+/- 4.41) AB A B B
Flowering Duration (days) 42.79 (+/- 0.53) 30.10 (+/- 0.53) 25.38 (+/- 0.56) 29.11 (+/- 0.69) A B C B
Number of Branches 1.13 (+/- 0.08) 1.54 (+/- 0.08) 2.14 (+/- 0.08) 2.90 (+/- 0.10) A B C D
Number of Fruit 30.58 (+/- 1.09) 38.59 (+/- 1.10) 35.23 (+/- 1.13) 43.89 (+/- 1.32) A B C D
Seed Size (mm) .318 (+/- .002) N/A N/A .276 (+/- .003) A N/A N/A B
Seed Number 7920.51 (+/- 162.7) N/A N/A 9221.42 (+/- 213.9) A N/A N/A B
  1. Homogenous subsets indicate pairwise differences assessed using Tukey tests at alpha = 0.05; levels that do not share a letter are significantly different.