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Table 1 Descriptive statistics, h 2, and mean squares of ANOVA results for the traits measured across two normal-N conditions in CK60 x China17 RIL population

From: Mapping QTLs and association of differentially expressed gene transcripts for multiple agronomic traits under different nitrogen levels in sorghum

Category Source of variation Df Chl1 Chl2 Chl3 PH AD MC1 MC2 BY GY TW GS
Descriptive statistics CK60   49.8 55.6 53.6 99 71.5 68.6 24.8 7.69 2.89 20.3 0.52
  China17   46.6 52.7 48.3 150 66.3 65 19.5 14.6 6.25 31.6 0.95
  RIL Mean   47.8 53.3 47.2 161.3 67 66.5 19.4 11.2 3.39 23.6 0.47
  Std   4.09 3.72 5.85 35 4.2 3.32 6.34 3.99 1.49 3.15 0.16
  Min   38.7 38.2 32.3 70 55.1 52.8 8.16 3.09 0.4 14.4 0.05
  Max   58.4 62.2 62.5 236.5 85.9 76.1 46.8 24.2 9.04 29.9 0.88
  h2 (%)   71 56 51 64 61 40 53 62 55 64 39
  SE (%)   6 9 10 7 8 12 9 0.8 9 7 12
ANOVA Env 1 626.9 4276*** 17016*** 40478 11333*** 347.6 4500 271.6 32.8* 946.9 0.07
  Rep(Env) 2 89.1* 9.93 57.8 10976** 55.6* 191.1** 2501*** 34.6 2.57 1483*** 0.02
  Blk(Env*Rep) 44 12.5 12.0* 40.4*** 429* 11.3 14.8 31.7 13.1 2.43* 5.69 0.02
  Line 130 50.9*** 41.9*** 105.3*** 4037*** 49.6*** 34.3** 123.9*** 49.4*** 6.8*** 28.0*** 0.08**
  Env*Line 104 15.6** 18.1*** 58.2*** 1634*** 20.5** 21.8** 59.3*** 19.6*** 3.2*** 10.5*** 0.048***
  Residual 190 9.74 8.06 16.7 290 12.8 12.7 26.7 10.5 1.54 5.2 0.02
  1. Df, degrees of freedom; chlorophyll contents at vegetative stage (Chl1), at anthesis (Chl2), and at maturity (Chl3); PH, plant height (cm)
  2. AD, days to anthesis; MC1, % stover moisture content; MC2, % head moisture content; BY, biomass yield (t.ha−1); GY, grain yield (t.ha−1)
  3. TW, test weight (g); GS, grain/stover ratio (%). Std, standard deviation; h2 (%), narrow sense heritability; SE (%), standard error %; ***P < 0.0001; **P < 0.01; *P < 0.05