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Table 2 Comparisons between inhibition zones generated by the controls and the total amount of either maternal or nymphal 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
  W P W P W P W P
Maternal feces 686 <0.0001 588 <0.0001 539 <0.0001 539 <0.0001
Nymphal feces 759.5 <0.0001 490 0.0028 710.5 <0.0001 759.5 <0.0001
  1. Statistical values were obtained from Mann–Whitney tests. Significant P-values are in bold. All p-values remain significant after correcting for multiple testing.