Data from: Transgenerational effects and the cost of ant tending in aphids

 

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Title Aphid wet and dry adult weight
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Description The file contains wet and dry weights (mg) of groups of sampled aphids (Aphis fabae), reared at low and high density on broad bean (Vicia faba).
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Title Weights of aphids reared with and without ants
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Description The file contains data related to the (wet) weights of the aphids in the different cages at the time of collection (end of a generation), over the generations of the main experiment of the study.
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Title Weight differences between unattended and ant-attended aphids
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Description The file contains differences of values of variables (from the data file aphid_weight_data.txt) between the two cylinders in a pair, for GenRel going from 0 to 4 (where 1 is the first ant attended generation in a trial). The differences are formed as the value for the ant attended cylinder in a pair minus the value for the unattended cylinder.
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Title Aphid embryo size distribution
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Description The file contains data on the distribution of aphid embryos over size categories, for a number of dissected adult aphids that were sampled from the main experiment of the study, including unattended and ant-attended aphids. Each row of the data file corresponds to one dissected aphid.
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When using this data, please cite the original publication:

Tegelaar K, Glinwood R, Pettersson J, Leimar O (2013) Transgenerational effects and the cost of ant tending in aphids. Oecologia 173(3): 779-790. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00442-013-2659-y

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Tegelaar K, Glinwood R, Pettersson J, Leimar O (2013) Data from: Transgenerational effects and the cost of ant tending in aphids. Dryad Digital Repository. http://dx.doi.org/10.5061/dryad.s4s2b
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