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Table 1 Influences of feces producer and mother-offspring interactions on antimicrobial activities (a) per full sample and (b) per mg of feces

From: Feces production as a form of social immunity in an insect with facultative maternal care

  B. subtilis S. aureus A. niger S. cerevisiae
(a) Activity per full feces sample     
Feces producer (FP) P = 0.440 P = 0.098 P = 0.005 P <0.0001
Mother-offspring interactions (MO) P = 0.808 P = 0.104 P = 0.342 P = 0.051
FP : MO P = 0.553 P = 0.934 P = 0.068 P = 0.215
(b) Activity per mg of feces     
Feces producer (FP) P <0.0001 P = 0.008 P = 0.095 P = 0.080
Mother-offspring interactions (MO) P = 0.813 P = 0.575 P = 0.052 P = 0.078
FP : MO P = 0.812 P = 0.731 P = 0.037 P = 0.089
  1. Feces producers were either the mother or the nymphs. P-values were obtained from randomized ANOVAs and the significant ones are in bold.