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Table 3 Genetic diversity within apricot geographic groups and regions

From: Loss of genetic diversity as a signature of apricot domestication and diffusion into the Mediterranean Basin

Groups Accessions number H o H e F IS N A A r A pr
Iran 14 0.623 0.655 0.051 145 5.03a 0.47a
Turkey 32 0.585 0.630 0.073* 174 4.88a 0.43a
Region A 46 0.596 0.645 0.076** 199 7.43 b 1.86 b
Continental Europe 21 0.617 0.619 0.004 138 4.43a 0.35a
South France 12 0.623 0.609 −0.024 110 4.16a 0.09a
South Italy 18 0.633 0.579 −0.098 101 3.61a 0.07a
Region B 51 0.624 0.623 −0.003 156 5.77 b 0.79 b
Murcia 11 0.487 0.567 0.146*** 95 3.73a 0.05a
North Tunisia 19 0.570 0.551 −0.036 100 3.48a 0.08a
Moulouya Valley 13 0.428 0.535 0.207* 96 3.52a 0.03a
Messaad 23 0.553 0.500 −0.108 97 3.36a 0.01a
Oases of Tunisia 23 0.489 0.487 −0.004 97 3.34a 0.02a
Draa Valley 21 0.379 0.474 0.204*** 100 3.38a 0.01a
Region C 110 0.488 0.569 0.143*** 175 5.57 b 0.80 b
P (Region A vs. B)   0.817 0.513   0.020$ 0.017$ 4.8 10-5$$$
P (Region A vs. C)   0.062 0.189   0.147 0.006$$ 2.8 10-5$$$
P (Region B vs. C)   0.009$$ 0.489   0.476 0.701 0.550
  1. H o observed heterozygosity; H e expected heterozygosity; F IS fixation index values; Exact test significant at * P < 0.001, ** P < 0.0001, and *** P < 10-5.
  2. N A total number of alleles per group; A r allelic richness; A pr private allelic richness.
  3. Probability of independency between two regions using the two-tailed Mann-Whitney’s U test. $P < 0.05; $$P <0.01; $$$P < 0.001.
  4. a standardized at maximum value G = 19 individuals per group; b standardized at maximum value G = 70 individuals per region.