TABLE 1.

Fitted values for the significant (P < 0.05) coefficients of the visible growth/no-growth surface model for M. ruber obtained by logistic regression with the maximum-likelihood method

CoefficientaEstimateSE
Intercept (a0)126.10011.653
a1 (T)7.5300.672
a2 (salt)−8.3621.491
a3 (pH)25.1554.826
a4 (T × T)−0.1320.011
a5 (salt × salt)−0.2770.048
a6 (T × salt)0.2760.046
a7 (T × pH)−0.4620.150
  • a Nonsignificant parameters (P > 0.05) of equation 1, as determined by logistic linear regression, are not presented.