Table 1.

ANOVA summary demonstrating the effects of dietary nutrient ratio and parasitism by Cotesia congregata on the total levels (mg per insect) of blood protein nitrogen and trehalose in fifth instar Manduca sexta larvae reared on a chemically defined artificial diet

Dependent variabled.f.Mean squareF valueProbability
Protein nitrogen (mg per insect)
Dietary nutrient ratio58839.884528.65<0.0001
Parasitism13927.844912.73=0.0009
Interaction5439.92571.43=0.2349
Error42308.5473
Trehalose (mg per insect)
Dietary nutrient ratio53919.890840.62<0.0001
Parasitism1376.74723.90=0.0548
Interaction5547.96645.68=0.0004
Error4296.4957