TABLE 3

Average gene diversities computed from loci in the proximal chromosome regions (Hp) with the coefficients of exchange (CE) < 0.5 or < 1.0 and the distal chromosome regions (Hd) with CE ≥ 0.5 or > 1.0

CE thresholdNo. loci
SpeciesProximalDistalHpHdHd/Hp
Ae. searsii0.518250.010.24**24.0
1.022210.020.28**14.0
Ae. bicornis0.520230.130.37**2.9
1.023200.130.42**3.2
Ae. tauschii0.521300.160.35**2.2
1.024270.170.35**2.1
Ae. longissima0.518240.130.58**4.5
1.022200.180.61**3.4
Ae. sharonensis0.518220.230.60**2.3
1.021190.270.61**2.3
Ae. speltoides0.517220.600.80*1.3
1.021180.660.79 (NS)1.2
  • * and ** indicate coresponding Hp and Hd values that differ from each other at the 5 and 1% probability levels, respectively (t-test).