TABLE 1

Means, variances, and estimated broad-sense heritabilities of traits in the F2 population

FPIPetalTotal antherAnther fertileAnther sterileStyle
Phenotypic mean13.3011.758.875.023.559.34
Phenotypic variance4.681.630.4220.1150.2061.36
Genetic variancea2.631.420.3440.0310.1531.18
Heritability (H2)0.5620.8710.8150.2700.7430.868
  • All traits are given as lengths in millimeters, except flowers per inflorescence (FPI).

  • a See materials and methods for explanation.