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Table 6

A Biometrical Study of the Influence of Size of Brood Cell
Upon the Size and Variability of the Honeybee

(Apis mellifera L.)

by Roy A. Grout, 1931

Table 6.

Correlation Coefficients of Bees from Colony 18.

Measurement Taken Sizeof Cell

Length of right fore wing Width of right fore wing Sum of widths of 3 and 4 tergites Length of proboscis
Dry weight A

B

C

+0.0817

+0.5017

*

+0.3704

*

-0.2170

+0.2876

+0.0238

+0.2613

+0.5345

*

+0.3418

**

+0.0074

+0.2790

-0.0058

Length of right fore wing A

B

C

+0.3734**

+0.3839*

+0.3703*

-0.0895

+0.1112

-0.1247

+0.0744

+0.3168

**

+0.2295

Width of right fore wing A

B

C

-0.1013

+0.1779

-0.2639

+0.4816*

+0.2810

+0.6135

*

Sum of widths of 3 and 4 tergites A

B

C

+0.2492

+0.1788

+0.2699

*Correlation coefficient is highly significant.

**Correlation coefficient is significant but not highly so.