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Table 4 Proliferating Caenorhabditis populations: Number of independent Caenorhabditis -containing samples and worms isolated within few hours upon substrate processing

From: The prevalence of Caenorhabditis elegans across 1.5 years in selected North German locations: the importance of substrate type, abiotic parameters, and Caenorhabditis competitors

Origin C. elegans C. remanei C. briggsae
  Samplesa Individualsb Samples Individuals Samples Individuals
  Totalc Non-Dd Totalc Non-Dd Total Non-D Total Non-D Total Non-D Total Non-D
Kiel apple 0 0 0 0 15 15 54 40 (7, 2, 31) 0 0 0 0
Münster apple 4 4 12 7 (3, 1, 3) 3 3 8 8 (0, 0, 8) 3 0 3 0
Kiel compost 21 5 75 6 (6, 0, 0) 2 2 11 11 (3, 1, 7) 3 0 9 0
Münster compost 18 5 94 10 (3, 1, 6) 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
Roxel compost 48 20 169 36 (14, 4, 18) 3 3 4 4 (1, 0, 3) 0 0 0 0
  1. aNumber of independent samples from which C. elegans, C. remanei or C. briggsae were isolated within few hours after sample processing.
  2. bNumber of individual worms isolated within few hours after sample processing.
  3. cTotal numbers irrespective of developmental stage.
  4. dNumbers for only non-dauer stages with further details given in brackets in the following order: L1-L3, L4, adult.