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Table 5 Phenotypic correlations between defence traits and between defence and growth traits in white spruce

From: Association genetics of acetophenone defence against spruce budworm in mature white spruce

Defence traits Piceol Pungenol Pgβglu-1 transcripts Average ring width Total tree height Stem diameter at breast height
Picein 0.38 (0.06) a −0.15 (0.07) − 0.10 (0.06) 0.12 (0.07) 0.002 (0.06) 0.01 (0.06)
Piceol   0.64 (0.05) 0.43 (0.06) 0.05 (0.07) 0.06 (0.07) 0.10 (0.07)
Pungenol    0.57 (0.06) −0.04 (0.07) 0.06 (0.07) 0.07 (0.07)
Pgβglu-1 transcripts     −0.08 (0.06) −0.01 (0.06) − 0.04 (0.06)
  1. aIn parentheses, standard errors