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Table 4 Pearson’s correlation coefficients between the life history traits of the parasitic phase of H. contortus (weighted by the number of animals in the experiment)

From: Meta-analysis of the parasitic phase traits of Haemonchus contortus infection in sheep

  Larval establishment rate (E) Adult mortality rate (μ) Female fertility (F) Population level fecundity (f) Sex ratio
E   ne -0.07 0.39 -0.77**
μ    -0.49* -0.88* 0.69*
F     0.58* -0.9*
f      -0.86
Sex ratio      
  1. *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01
  2. Abbreviation: ne No estimate (less than two experiments)