TABLE 5

Correlated selection responses at generation 48

Line (N)Life spanaFertilityProportion of
viable eggs laid
after 120 hr (%)
Ancestral (23)13.2 (0.83)265 (16)5.2 (1.4)
Control (22)11.9 (0.95)279 (14)5.9 (0.9)
Low (25)13.7 (0.99)252 (11)13.8 (1.5)***
High (25)14.7 (1.04)263 (12)4.6 (1.0)
  • Each selected line was compared to the ancestral line by a Wilcoxon signed-rank test. Significance levels: ***P < 0.001; others, P > 0.05. Unless otherwise stated, values are means (SE).

  • a Kaplan-Meier product-moment estimates (SD).