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Table 1.

Wet weight, dry weight and percentage of weight lost by females after 3 h of desiccation

Wet weight (g×10-2)Dry weight (g×10-3)% Weight lost after 3 h
Control lines 2.88±0.09 7.06±0.33 11.18±0.99 
 2.76±0.11 6.43±0.27 9.80±1.89 
Selected lines 3.30±0.09 7.20±0.83 9.07±0.88 
 3.08±0.08 7.25±0.45 6.37±1.57 
Mean squares for ANOVAsa (d.f.)     
Line (3)  4.17×10-5*** 1.12×10-6*** 31.24*** 
Error (25)  1.03×10-6 2.64×10-7 1.88 
Wet weight (g×10-2)Dry weight (g×10-3)% Weight lost after 3 h
Control lines 2.88±0.09 7.06±0.33 11.18±0.99 
 2.76±0.11 6.43±0.27 9.80±1.89 
Selected lines 3.30±0.09 7.20±0.83 9.07±0.88 
 3.08±0.08 7.25±0.45 6.37±1.57 
Mean squares for ANOVAsa (d.f.)     
Line (3)  4.17×10-5*** 1.12×10-6*** 31.24*** 
Error (25)  1.03×10-6 2.64×10-7 1.88 

Values are means ± s.d. and are based on 7-8 replicates of 20 flies.

a

ANOVAs on weight loss were carried out on arcsin-transformed proportions(×100); ***P<0.001.

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