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Table 3 Correlations of relish or defensin expression with DWV load or Varroa destructor infestation rate

From: Immune related genes as markers for monitoring health status of honey bee colonies

Collapsing colony Correlations
  Relish-DWV Relish-Varroa destructor Defensin-DWV Defensin-Varroa destructor
Colony 2 0.397 (p = 0.201) 0.298 (p = 0.347) −0.143 (p = 0.559) −0.229 (p = 0.474)
Colony 3 1 (p = 0.164) 0.322 (p = 0.678) −0.423 (p = 0.338) −0.999 (p = 0.001)
Colony 4 0.992 (p = 0.079) 0.925 (p = 0.168) −0.505 (p = 0.066) −0.712 (p = 0.245)
Colony 5 0.633 (p = 0.164) 0.322 (p = 0.678) −0.423 (p = 0.338) −0.999 (p = 0.001)
  1. Correlation analysis was performed using data from two months prior to collapse. The significant correlations are marked in bold