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Table 1 Statistics for the first delivery of offered leaf discs, after Fisher’s exact test: a Pairwise comparisons of the overall distribution pattern between different experimental conditions. For each chamber, counts of delivered discs were pooled for the three time points, as there were no statistical differences in the delivery among them; b Pairwise comparisons between different experimental conditions, for each chamber

From: Symbiont demand guides resource supply: leaf-cutting ants preferentially deliver their harvested fragments to undernourished fungus gardens

a   Comparison P value
   Nourished vs. undernourished day 1 0.0086 **
   Nourished vs. undernourished day 2 0.0107 *
   Undernourished day 1 vs. undernourished day 2 0.78 NS
b Chamber Comparison P value
  1 Nourished vs. undernourished day 1 0.011 *
  1 Nourished vs. undernourished day 2 0.006 **
  1 Undernourished day 1 vs. undernourished day 2 1 NS
  2 Nourished vs. undernourished day 1 0.011 *
  2 Nourished vs. undernourished day 2 0.006 **
  2 Undernourished day 1 vs. undernourished day 2 1 NS
  3 nourished vs. undernourished day 1 1 NS
  3 nourished vs. undernourished day 2 0.68 NS
  3 undernourished day 1 vs. undernourished day 2 0.67 NS