TABLE 3

Among- and within-line variances

Control linesMA lines
ExperimentGenerationTreatmentAmong-line varianceWithin-line varianceAmong-line varianceWithin-line variance
127Low dens.0.03 (0.17)1.50 (0.38)0.12* (0.11)1.50 (0.38)
Standard0.01 (0.12)1.34 (0.36)0.61***(0.19)1.33 (0.36)
Low temp.0.13 (0.40)3.15 (0.84)0.35***(0.16)1.74 (0.19)
Low temp.a2.18***(0.57)1.70 (0.18)
231Low dens.01.85 (0.50)0.12** (0.12)2.09 (0.22)
Standard0.98***(1.09)1.28 (0.32)0.67***(0.22)1.62 (0.17)
Low temp.01.09 (0.30)0.75***(0.29)2.65 (0.29)
Low temp.a2.14***(0.61)2.58 (0.27)
133Ethanol03.25 (0.68)0.77***(0.25)1.98 (0.19)
Standard01.28 (0.28)0.76***(0.24)1.66 (0.15)
235Ethanol02.02 (0.43)0.65***(0.29)3.02 (0.31)
Standard0.17 (0.34)2.42 (0.55)1.38***(0.43)1.98 (0.20)
Ethanola4.60***(1.26)2.81 (0.27)
Standarda2.66***(0.74)1.90 (0.18)
  • Variances and their standard errors (in parentheses) have been multiplied by 100. Among-line variances: *P = 0.095; **P = 0.12; ***P < 0.001. All others P > 0.2. Dens., density.

  • a Including severely deleterious lines (see Table 1).