TABLE 4

ML estimates of mutation rates and mean mutation effects with minimum and maximum support limits assuming a gamma distribution with shape parameter β = 0.5

UMean effect = β/(αMC)
TraitMinMLMaxMinMLMax
Viability0.360.580.970.0710.110.19
Fecundity1.963.345.750.0240.0370.057
Hatchability0.991.421.930.0960.130.19
Dev. time1.301.862.810.00930.0130.019
Longevity2.245.5317.6a0.0300.063
Mating speed1.222.157.430.0500.0970.16
Phototaxis0.360.712.330.0510.0830.15
Body length0.651.364.950.00250.00520.0094
Bristle no.1.352.344.180.00710.0120.017
  • a Dash indicates unknown support limit because of computational limitation.