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Table 3 Correlation of apical, mid, and basal branching across GA, IA, and BC

From: Association mapping in sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) reveals independent control of apical vs. basal branching

Location GA IA BC
Branching Apical (1Q) Mid (2Q) Mid (3Q) Basal (4Q) Apical (1Q) Mid (2Q) Mid (3Q) Basal (4Q) Apical (1Q) Mid (2Q) Mid (3Q) Basal (4Q)
GA Apical (1Q) - 0.91 0.81 0.51 0.90 0.89 0.82 0.60 0.90 0.88 0.85 0.63
Mid (2Q)   - 0.88 0.57 0.88 0.89 0.85 0.64 0.88 0.89 0.87 0.65
Mid (3Q)    - 0.65 0.81 0.86 0.85 0.67 0.84 0.84 0.82 0.65
Basal (4Q)     - 0.52 0.59 0.60 0.69 0.56 0.56 0.58 0.74
IA Apical (1Q)      - 0.93 0.86 0.64 0.90 0.89 0.86 0.64
Mid (2Q)       - 0.93 0.72 0.88 0.89 0.88 0.70
Mid (3Q)        - 0.78 0.83 0.86 0.87 0.71
Basal (4Q)         - 0.62 0.64 0.68 0.76
BC Apical (1Q)          - 0.92 0.88 0.66
Mid (2Q)           - 0.92 0.66
Mid (3Q)            - 0.74
Basal (4Q)             -
  1. The correlation between each branching type was calculated within and across locations (GA, Georgia; IA, Iowa; BC, British Columbia). All values were positive and significant (P < 0.0001) after correcting for multiple comparisons. Q: plant quarter.