TABLE 6

Results of regression of the log-transformed function of the number of individuals homozygous for i recessive marker alleles linked to viability alleles, on i and i2

Coefficients/testsSimple linear modela ln f(i) = a + b1iLinear + quadratic modela ln f(i) = a + b1i + b11i2
Intercept (a)3.4983.456
t-statistic43.41231.267
P value1.22 × 10−76.24 × 10−6
Linear coefficient (b1)−0.957−0.907
t-statistic−42.831−10.516
P value1.31 × 10−74.62 × 10−4
Quadratic coefficient (b11)−0.0082
t-statistic−0.599
P value0.581
Degrees of freedom
Regression12
Residual54
F-statistic1834.47799.79
P value1.31 × 10−76.22 × 10−6
R20.99730.9975
  • a Embedded Image where nt is the number of individuals with band-absent type for i markers.