Table 2.

ANOVA analysis on EFN secretion in experiment 3

Age classFactorsdfF valueP value
Leaves 1–3Treatment37.8710.004
Induction type10.230n.s.
Date45.3140.033
Leaves 4 and 5Treatment36.3670.008
Induction type13.004n.s.
Date43.232n.s.
Induction type × date43.8470.030
  • ANOVA was conducted separately for the two leaf age classes on the effects of treatment and type of induction (fixed factors) and date (random factors) of EFN secretion. Of the possible interactions among factors, only significant ones are displayed.