Table 4.

Results of a three-way ANOVA to test for the effect of the treatment (dilute vs medium vs concentrated solution), the day that the measures were done (Monday to Friday) and the colony size (250 vs 500 individuals) on the volume of sucrose solution ingested per colony

Source of variationMean squaresd.f.FP
Between colonies
   Treatment (sucrose concentration)0.00726.220.005
   Colony size1.09411043.70.001
   Treatment × colony size0.00322.690.084
Within colonies
   Day0.003428.180.001
   Day × treatment0.004836.700.001
   Day × colony size0.00044.100.052
   Day × treatment × colony size0.00081.850.175