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Table 3 Summary of growth curve (embryo weight over time) comparisons within temperatures and between temperatures, including variance explained by maternal effects (Var. Mat. Effect)

From: Sex determination mode does not affect body or genital development of the central bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps)

Comparison df Variance mat. effect Value Std. error t value p
28ZZ-28ZW 68 Intercept 0.0221 0.15 0.17 0.91 0.37
68 Slope 1.9 × 10−15 − 0.002 0.002 − 1.45 0.15
68 Residual 0.01     
36ZZ-36ZW 155 Intercept 3.77 × 10−12 0.13 0.11 1.18 0.24
155 Slope 1.37 × 10−5 − 0.003 0.004 − 0.79 0.43
155 Residual 0.014     
28–36 °C 232 Intercept 0.049     
232 Slope 3.2 × 10−5 0.003 0.00003 9.83 0.000
232 Residual 0.014     
  1. Differences in embryo growth rates are explained only by incubation temperature, and not by maternal type
  2. Italics indicate significance at P < 0.05