Table 2.

Results of a three-way ANOVA to test for the effect of the treatment (diluted vs medium vs concentrated solution), the day (Monday to Friday) and the week (N=6) at which the measures were done on the volume of sucrose solution ingested per colony

Source of variationMean squaresd.f.FP
Between colonies
   Treatment (sucrose concentration)0.028226.130.001
Within colonies
   Day0.0604551.270.001
   Day × treatment0.0158135.110.001
   Week0.002538.490.001
   Week × treatment0.0011015.160.001
   Day × week0.00720113.570.001
   Day × week × treatment0.0054080.150.001