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Table 3 Descriptive statistics, variance components, correlation coefficients, and heritability for six yield-related traits

From: Characterization of Sucrose transporter alleles and their association with seed yield-related traits in Brassica napus L

Category   EFB SP SS PY(g) BY(g) TSW (g)
Descriptive satistics Range 4.1-9.7 111.6-312.2 11.5-32.5 5.0-19.5 174.0-842.0 2.2-5.4
  Mean ± SD 6.5 ± 0.8 196.6 ± 30.7 20.0 ± 3.3 10.8 ± 1.3 474.0 ± 75.5 3.7 ± 0.5
Variance components Genotype 7.6** 5.4** 16.5** 3.2** 5.5** 33.4**
  Envrionment 7.3** 26.6** 5.3** 106.5** 64.8** 7.9**
  G×E 1.3* 0.9 1.5** 1.3* 1.3* 1.7**
Correlation coefficientsa EFB   0.74** -0.30* 0.05 0.13 -0.26*
  SP 0.71**   -0.54** 0.20 0.27* -0.21
  SS -0.25 -0.45**   0.17 0.28* -0.48**
  PY(g) 0.06 0.34* 0.14   0.79** -0.05
  BY(g) 0.17 0.3* 0.22 0.69**   -0.07
  TSW (g) -0.24 -0.18 -0.46** -0.01 -0.04  
Heritability%   83.70 82.40 91.40 62.60 78.70 95.10
  1. EFB, number of effective first branches; SP, number of siliques per plant; SS, number of seeds per siliques; PY, seed yield per plant; BY, block yield; TSW, seed weight (n = 1000); **, P < 0.01; *, P < 0.05
  2. a The numbers above the diagonal are genetic correlation coefficients, and the numbers below the diagonal are phenotypic correlation coefficients.
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