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Table 1 Seedling development traits assessed in the rapeseed diversity set, where h 2 is the repeatability and R 2 the proportion of the phenotypic variance explained by population structure

From: Seedling development traits in Brassica napus examined by gene expression analysis and association mapping

Traits Abbreviation Unit of measurement h 2 R 2 (MCLUST)
Projected leaf area at day 8 LA08 cm2 0.82 0.48
Projected leaf area at day 10 LA10 cm2 0.84 0.44
Projected leaf area at day 12 LA12 cm2 0.81 0.43
Projected leaf area at day 14 LA14 cm2 0.76 0.41
Projected leaf area at day 16 LA16 cm2 0.73 0.39
Parameter a PRA cm2 0.51 0.24
Parameter k PRK 1/day 0.28 0.00
Plant perimeter length PER cm 0.80 0.41
Plant major axis of the best fitting ellipse MAJ cm 0.82 0.43
Plant minor axis of the best fitting ellipse MIN cm 0.78 0.36
Plant aspect ratio: major axis/minor axis ASR   0.56 0.17
Maximum plant diameter MAD cm 0.82 0.43
Minimum plant diameter MID cm 0.81 0.38
Plant circularity: 4 π(area/perimeter2) CIR   0.33 0.09
Plant roundness: 4*area/(π*major axis2) ROU   0.52 0.16
Plant solidity: area/convex area SOY   0.52 0.14
Fresh mass FHM g 0.69 0.27
Dry mass DYM g 0.72 0.35
SPAD measurement SPD   0.77 0.33
H2O content H2O % of fresh mass 0.39 0.27