Table 2: Negative control experiments: comparison of five experiments at four different temperatures by means of global Poisson test.


1st373524263.39 n.s.
2nd243027280.50 n.s.
3rd283948354.89 n.s.
4th404137350.41 n.s.
5th382835412.28 n.s.
4.51 n.s.1.61 n.s.8.99 n.s.1.66 n.s.

Each cell value indicates the number of non-germinated seeds out of 198 (six Petri dishes).  = comparison between temperatures within the same experiment (critical value at P = .05:  = 7.81).  = comparison between experiments at the same temperature (critical value at P = .05:  = 9.49).