TABLE 1

Mean sternopleural and abdominal bristle numbers of inbred Oregon and 2b, and RI lines derived from them, in three temperature environments

Oregon2bRI
TraitTemperatureMaleFemaleMaleFemaleMaleFemale
ST18°19.5021.0523.4023.3520.6921.61
(0.34)(0.45)(0.51)(0.51)(0.13)(0.15)
25°18.1019.4020.0020.8019.0420.02
(0.62)(0.74)(0.59)(0.53)(0.14)(0.16)
29°16.5017.5019.3522.1518.6719.41
(0.44)(0.32)(0.51)(0.43)(0.18)(0.22)
AB18°17.0018.5516.8018.1516.3817.91
(0.49)(0.45)(0.51)(0.67)(0.12)(0.14)
25°15.2516.3516.7520.9015.7917.18
(0.70)(0.55)(0.92)(0.55)(0.14)(0.15)
29°14.4515.7016.5520.2014.9517.08
(0.40)(0.43)(0.36)(0.44)(0.14)(0.12)
  • ST, sternopleural; AB, abdominal; mean, ± SE.