TABLE 1

Comparison of the total genetic lengths of four linkage groups during the thelytokous parthenogenesis of the Apis mellifera capsensis pseudo-queens with those of the linkage map

Linkage groupTotal linkage distance in thelytokous parthenogenesis (cM)Map linkage distance (cM)Reduction
I42.6***715.116.8
II25.8***276.610.7
III42.6***240.25.6
VIII334***223.86.7
  • *** Significantly different from the map linkage distances at the 0.001 level.