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Table 3 Ploidy level/genome size, sex and origin of D. dumetorum accessions

From: Genetic diversity and population structure of trifoliate yam (Dioscorea dumetorum Kunth) in Cameroon revealed by genotyping-by-sequencing (GBS)

  No. of accessions Sex Geographic origin 1C-values (pg)  
Male Female West Northwest Southwest Nigeria   
Diploid (76%) 13 4 (31%) 9 (69%) 6 (46%) 1 (8%) 4 (31%) 2 (15%) 0.333 ± 0.009
Triploid (24%) 4 3 (75%) 1(25%) 0 (0) 0 (0) 4 (100%) 0 (0) 0.519 ± 0.004  
Diploid* (78%) 21 7 (33%) 5 (24%) 9 (43%) 0 (0)  
Triploid* (22%) 6 2 (33%) 1 (17%) 3 (50%) 0 (0)  
  1. *Ploidy level estimated using the R package gbs2ploidy