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Table 1 Descriptive statistics, heritability (h2) and number of significant (p <0.001) quantitative trait loci (QTL)

From: Identification of genomic regions involved in tolerance to drought stress and drought stress induced leaf senescence in juvenile barley

Traita Description Treat.b Unit Minc Maxc Meanc SDc CVc LSDc h2 No. QTL (SNPs)
BY Total above ground biomass yield Control g 4.47 18.18 10.70 2.68 25.08 4.12 0.80 72 (179)
Stress g 2.73 9.98 5.57 1.83 32.80 1.45 0.58 19 (32)
DSI unit free 0.65 1.28 0.98      50 (87)
SPAD Leaf colour Control unit free 4.70 48.80 35.76 8.33 23.30 23.39 0.64 8 (12)
Stress unit free 7.83 46.77 34.16 6.56 19.20 21.41 0.61 3 (6)
DSI unit free −7.70 9.41 0.93      2 (2)
ETR Relative electron transport rate at PSII Control Y(II) x PAR x 0,84 x 0,5 6.12 32.26 15.73 4.63 29.46 19.47 0.08  
Stress Y(II) x PAR x 0,84 x 0,5 2.00 30.70 13.41 4.54 33.85 16.38 0.50 2 (2)
DSI unit free −4.09 4.82 0.90      
OA Osmolality Control osmol kg−1 0.23 0.78 0.46 0.05 11.57 0.19 0.00  
Stress osmol kg−1 0.40 1.16 0.67 0.08 11.48 0.23 0.27 22 (29)
DSI unit free 0.44 2.00 1.02 0.26     1 (1)
CFP Content of free proline Control μmol g−1 0.00 22.36 3.66 3.11 84.89 7.33 0.13  
Stress μmol g−1 1.02 78.57 23.94 16.86 70.43 44.30 0.29  
DSI unit free 0.00 3.46 1.15      1 (2)
CSS Total content of soluble sugars Control μmol g−1 86.07 568.07 231.40 85.51 36.95 240.72 0.13  
Stress μmol g−1 164.61 981.40 419.64 164.03 39.09 411.52 0.30 1 (1)
DSI unit free 0.08 2.95 1.07      
  1. aBY: biomass yield, SPAD: leaf colour, ETR: electron transport rate at PSII, OA: osmolality, CFP: content of free proline, CSS: total content of soluble sugars
  2. bControl and drought stress treatment, as well as DSI: drought susceptibility index across treatments by Fischer & Maurer (1978)
  3. cMinimum, maximum, mean, standard deviation in % (SD), coefficient of variation (CV) (standard deviation divided by mean) and least significant difference (LSD)