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Table 1 Descriptive statistics and broad-sense heritability for RPR in two RIL populations

From: Genetic architecture of rind penetrometer resistance in two maize recombinant inbred line populations

Population POP-HRC POP-BYB
Parents     
Means ± SD (N/mm2) H127R 37.64 ± 6.18 By804 21.67 ± 2.63
Chang7-2 23.25 ± 2.21 B73 21.09 ± 2.82
RILs     
Population mean ± SD (N/mm2) 27.19 ± 2.12 22.95 ± 1.03
Range (N/mm2) 22.59–33.65 20.75–26.13
F value Environment 397.20** 116.43**
Genotype 9.51** 3.94**
Environment × Genotype 1.76**  
Replication (environment) 3.75  
Heritability (H2) a (%) 81.5 74.6
Confidence intervalb 77.5–84.8 69.2–78.8
  1. **Significant at P < 0.01.
  2. aBroad-sense heritability (H2) of RPR.
  3. b90% confidence intervals of broad-sense heritability.