TABLE 5

Variance component genetic correlations of bristle number between males and females for recombinant inbred lines in three temperature environments

TemperatureSternopleural bristlesAbdominal bristles
18°0.921**0.839***
25°0.920***0.879**
29°0.960***0.872***
  • P values are for significance of departure of the genetic correlation from unit from the S × L interaction term of the appropriate analysis of variance. *, 0.01 < P < 0.05; **, 0.001 < P < 0.01; ***, P < 0.001. See legend to Table 2 for definitions of abbreviations.