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Table 2 Summary statistics of response variables tested shown here with largest effect sizes at top and diminishing effect sizes toward bottom of table

From: A method for experimental warming of developing tree seeds with a common garden demonstration of seedling responses

Response Treatment Estimated mean Lower 95% CI Upper 95% CI Cohen's Local f2 Seed warming p value
1st year root length Control 19.7 18.9 20.5 0.536 0.03*
Warmed 20.0 19.2 20.8
1st year Root:Shoot length Control 6.3 5.6 7.0 0.489 0.36
Warmed 6.5 5.8 7.2
Standard height change Control 6.1 4.9 7.3 0.253 0.15
Warmed 5.1 3.9 6.4
Cotyledon No. Control 11.5 10.4 12.5 0.171 0.76
Warmed 11.5 10.4 12.6
1st year shoot length Control 3.3 2.7 4.0 0.155 0.58
Warmed 3.3 2.6 3.9
Phenology PC1 Control 0.7 0.4 1.0 0.107 0.13
Warmed 1.0 0.7 0.0
1st year stem length Control 2.2 1.2 3.1 0.083 0.76
Warmed 2.1 1.1 3.2
Early needle length Control 2.5 2.1 2.8 0.080 0.60
Warmed 2.5 2.2 2.9
Morphology PC1 Control 0.8 − 0.4 1.9 0.060 0.96
Warmed − 0.6 − 1.7 0.5
2016 DRC Control 3.8 3.5 4.2 0.030 0.62
Warmed 4.3 4.0 4.6
2017 DRC Control 4.1 3.9 4.2 0.020 0.43
Warmed 4.1 4.0 4.3
4th year (harvest) root mass Control 4.0 2.6 5.4 0.020 0.50
Warmed 4.0 2.5 5.5
4th year (harvest) Root:Shoot mass Control 0.6 0.5 0.8 0.019 0.78
Warmed 0.6 0.5 0.8
2018 height Control 13.5 11.5 15.5 0.015 0.89
Warmed 13.4 11.3 15.6
2017 height Control 9.5 8.9 10.0 0.015 0.41
Warmed 9.4 8.9 9.9
Mycorrhizal richness Control 3.0 2.7 3.4 0.012 0.02*
Warmed 3.2 2.9 3.5
2018 DRC Control 5.4 4.9 5.9 0.010 0.22
Warmed 5.6 5.1 6.1
2018 spectra PC1 Control 1.0 0.7 1.2 0.008 0.01*
Warmed 0.9 0.6 1.2
2016 height Control 8.6 7.2 10.0 0.004 0.67
Warmed 9.2 8.0 10.5
4th year (harvest) shoot mass Control 6.5 5.2 7.9 0.004 0.35
Warmed 6.6 5.1 8.0
2017 spectra PC1 Control − 0.1 − 2.2 2.0 0.001 0.58
Warmed 0.1 − 2.4 2.6
  1. *Appears beside p-values for models that also showed significant interactions between cone-warming treatment and seed mass
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