TABLE 5

Estimation of α in self-fertilizing species under the background selection model using Equation 32

SpeciesUsαBSReferences
Amsinckia gloriosa0.1280.0780.440Schoen (2005)
0.4160.0260.0003
Arabidopsis thaliana0.050.230.897Schultz et al. (1999)
Caenorhabditis briggsae0.0740.0510.484Baer et al. (2005)
0.0250.0990.881
C. elegans0.00830.1260.968Baer et al. (2005)
0.00660.1820.982
Oscheius myriophila0.00550.2190.988Baer et al. (2005)
Triticum turgidum ssp. Durum0.040.20.905Bataillon (2000)