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Table 2 The effect of treatments on development and body mass of individuals at two life stages in the two studied species. Results are based on General Linear Models. Significant differences are highlighted in bold

From: Exposure to Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis affects chemical defences in two anuran amphibians, Rana dalmatina and Bufo bufo

Species Life stage Dependent variables Explanatory variables B SE df F P
Rana dalmatina Tadpoles Development stage Treatment    2, 50 0.36 0.70
Body mass Development stage 0.06 0.01 1, 51 44.51  < 0.001
Treatment    2, 49 0.84 0.44
Treatment × development stage    2, 47 1.49 0.24
Froglets Length of larval development Treatment      0.95*
Body mass Length of larval development − 1.63 1.61 1, 49 1.02 0.31
Treatment    2, 48 3.13 0.05
Treatment × length of larval development    2, 45 0.89 0.42
Bufo bufo Tadpoles Development stage Treatment    2, 50 1.07 0.35
Body mass Development stage 26.02 4.06 1, 51 41.11  < 0.001
Treatment    2, 49 0.25 0.78
Treatment × development stage    2, 47 0.88 0.42
Toadlets Length of larval development Treatment    2, 35 0.03 0.97
Body mass Length of larval development − 0.19 0.01 1, 36 9.87 0.003
Treatment    2, 34 0.95 0.40
Treatment × length of larval development    2, 32 0.92 0.41
  1. *Result based on Kruskal–Wallis test