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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of pericarp thickness for the parental lines and BC4F3 populations

From: QTL mapping and transcriptome analysis identify candidate genes regulating pericarp thickness in sweet corn

TraitParents (Mean ± SD)BC4F3 PopulationSkewnessKurtosish2
M03aM08aMinimumaMaximumaMean ± SDa 
2014 FS57.86 ± 7.2895.07 ± 6.3646.17104.2170.80 ± 10.170.781.170.68
2015 FS52.48 ± 10.2297.81 ± 13.3645.28104.2066.68 ± 10.570.912.290.66
2016 FS47.29 ± 11.2380.55 ± 13.2830.6394.6650.04 ± 12.311.232.090.73
Average years52.54 ± 9.5891.14 ± 11.0144.1999.2667.41 ± 10.811.091.470.67
  1. a μm
  2. h2 refer to broad sense heritability
  3. A linear mixed model with random genotype three year interaction was used for analysis across three years