TABLE 4

Summary of fertility measurements

Fertility measuresimulans backcrosssechellia backcross
Atrophied testes11.03.0
Cysts absenta13.5 (24.5)17.0 (20.0)
Sperm absentb29.0 (53.5)59.0 (79.0)
Reduced quantity of sperm
Motile1.57.5
Immotile9.02.0
Full quantity of sperm
Motile36.011.5
Immotile0.00.0
  • The values represent the percentage of individuals exhibiting the character state in each backcross (n = 200 for each).

  • a The values in parentheses include individuals lacking cysts due to testicular atrophy.

  • b The values in parentheses include individuals lacking sperm due to both testicular atrophy and absence of cysts.