TABLE 3

Model set for bacterial number in relation to the presence of worms and the bacterial speciesa

Variable(s) in the modelKbAIC
Null model1191.64
Worms present2160.57
Bacteria2184.82
Worms present + Bacteria3146.43
Worms present × Bacteria4146.60
  • a The best model is shown in boldface.

  • b K, number of parameters.