Ecology Lab Report

Ecology Lab Report - Lindy Hilpert Barbara Hertel Ecology...

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Unformatted text preview: Lindy Hilpert Barbara Hertel Ecology RESULTS: Table 1: Group and Class Results of Rye Seed Germination with Water, Mugo Pine, White Pine, and Yew Leachates Added. Group Data Class Data Dish # Treatment # Germinated # Not Germinated Treatment # Germinated # Not Germinated 1 Water 49 1 Water 253 47 2 Mugo 27 23 Mugo 128 172 3 White 31 19 White 109 191 4 Yew 22 28 Yew 97 203 Table 2: Chi Square Analysis for Rye Seeds Treated with Yew Leachate for Group Data Yew Rye Observed Expected (Observed Expected) (Observed Expected)^2 ((Observed Expected)^2) / Expected # Germinated 22 49-27 729 14.9 # Not Germinated 28 1 27 729 729 = 743.9 Degrees of Freedom = 1; critical value = 3.84; 3.84 < 743.9; p < 0.05; Reject Null Hypothesis. Table 3: Chi Square Analysis for Rye Seeds Treated with White Pine Leachate for Group Data White Rye Observed Expected (Observed Expected) (Observed Expected)^2 ((Observed Expected)^2) / Expected # Germinated 31 49-18 324 6.6 # Not Germinated 19 1 18 324 324 = 330.6 Degrees of Freedom = 1; critical value = 3.84; 3.84 < 330.6; p < 0.05; Reject Null Hypothesis. Table 4: Chi Square Analysis for Rye Seeds Treated with Mugo Pine Leachate for Group Data Mugo Rye Observed Expected (Observed Expected) (Observed Expected)^2 ((Observed Expected)^2) / Expected # Germinated 27 49-22 484 9.9 # Not Germinated 23 1 22 484 484 = 493.9 Degrees of Freedom = 1; critical value = 3.84; 3.84 < 493.9; p < 0.05; Reject Null Hypothesis. Table 5: Class Data of Radish Radicle Lengths (cm) Treated with One of Three Conifer Leachates and a Control Treatments Control (Water) White Pine Leachate Mugo Pine Leachate Yew Leachate 1 15 4.2 1.5 2.3 2 12 2 2.5 2.5 3 5 0.5 1.5 2 4 10.3 2.5 2 3 5 8 3 1.5 1.5 6 10 2 3 2 7 6 2.5 0.5 2.1 8 2.6 1.7 6 2 9 11 2.5 7 1.8 10 6.4 3.9 6.8 5.8 11 12.8 1.4 3.8 4.5 12 10 1.3 6 5 13 9.8 1.9 5.3 4.7 14 10.6 1.7 4.6 3.7 15 8.8 5.6 4.6 3.2 16 8.5 2.9 1.8 4.5 17 16.6 1.1 4.9 5.4 18 11.8 2 1.6 5.3 19 5.1 4.2 2.1 3.6 20 8.4 4.1 3.2 2.5 21 2.3 2.9 1.9 2.3 22 11.2 4.2 2.5 2 23 3 6.7 1.6 1.5 24 14.9 2.9 2.4 1.6 25 5.6 4.1 1.8 1 26 9.5 1.3 3.8 2.3 27 4.7 1.7 1.8 2.2 28 1.5 4.4 1.3 2 29 9.5 1.2 0.1 3.7 30 8.5 1.4 4.4 0.7 31 5.5 3.8 1.6 1.4 32 5.7 0.8 0.8 1.8 33 9.2 2.7 1.3 2.3 34 2.8 2.3 1.1 1.7 45 7.4 3.5 0.8 2.4 36 1.7 0.9 3.9 1.8 37 7 1.7 1.1 1.2 38 2.6 3.7 2.3 1.9 39 2.8 2.6 0.5 1 40 8.4 4 2 1.7 41 15 1.7 2.6 0.4 42 8.1 2.9 2 1.4 43 4.2 1 2.3 0.4 44 12.3 4.2 3 0.6 45 4.3 4.8 1.5 1.1 46 8.3 5.9 1.3 0.1 47 10.2 3.6 2.3 0.3 48 14.7 5 1.7 0.1 49 5.4 3.2 0.2 50 7.6 3.3 0.2 51 9.7 52 4.5 53 9.2 54 5.4 Mean 7.988888889 2.868 2.58125 2.174 Standard Deviation 3.774375703 1.432058601 1.682280146 1.474381226 Confidence Interval 1.006691355 0.396939098 0.475911053 0.408670116 Description of Data: For the rye experiment, Table 1 shows the results of the rye seed experiment for our group and for the entire class. It shows the number of seeds that germinated and did not germinate when treated with the leachates mugo pine, white pine, and yew compared...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BIOSCI 0060 taught by Professor Ruthermund during the Fall '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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