Table 3.

Summary of distances between observed and predicted transpiration ratios for each of the five groups

GroupDifference*95% CIdft valueP
Insects0.360.22–0.50285.3<0.00001
Bird eggs0.030.00–0.07412.10.04
Adult birds0.00−0.15–0.1517−0.060.95
Mammals0.01−0.10–0.12180.20.86
Plants0.250.21–0.308611.2<0.00001
  • *Difference refers to the mean value of log10(observed transpiration ratio) − log10(predicted transpiration ratio).