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Table 3 Effects of time and treatment on overall NLFA composition

From: Patterns and dynamics of neutral lipid fatty acids in ants – implications for ecological studies

  df pseudoF p
F. fusca
 Treatment 1 8.87 < 0.001
 Time 7 2.60 0.015
 Treatment x time 7 0.91 0.543
 Residuals 32   
M. rubra (week 8)
 Treatment 1 2.98 0.089
 Time 7 1.44 0.197
 Treatment x time 7 0.53 0.832
 Residuals 32   
M. rubra (week 7)
 Treatment 1 4.70 0.025
 Time 6 1.46 0.193
 Treatment x time 6 0.87 0.871
 Residuals 28   
M. rubra larvae
 Treatment 1 22.46 < 0.001
 Time 7 12.45 < 0.001
 Treatment x time 7 1.76 0.090
 Residuals 23   
  1. PERMANOVA results for overall composition (%) based on Bray-Curtis Similarities. Significant results (p < 0.05) are in bold