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Table 4 Summary of phenotypic values for B73, F1 B73 × Gaspé Flint and Gaspé Flint, and trait heritability (h2)

From: Genetic dissection of maize phenology using an intraspecific introgression library

Trait Acronym (unit) B73 F1 Gaspé Flint h(%)a
Days from planting to pollen shed DPS (days) 74.7 60.7 45.0 88.8
Number of ears EARN (count) 1.5 1.9 3.4 61.5
Growing degree unit GDU (unit) 646 458 313 89.1
Internode length INDL (cm) 13.8 23.9 15.8 75.3
Number of nodes ND (count) 20.2 12.1 10.7 98.2
Number of nodes above the top ear NDAE (count) 6.1 4.4 3.1 88.0
Number of nodes below the top ear NDBE (count) 14.1 7.7 7.6 95.9
Plant height PH (cm) 223.3 193.8 106.0 92.1
Proportion of nodes below the top ear PNDBE (rate) 0.7 0.6 0.7 57.0
  1. a Computed based on the introgression library field experiment.