TABLE 2

Comparison of linkage distances using Haldane correction with the linkage map distances

LociLinkage groupLinkage distance in an A. m. capensis queen (cM)Map linkage distance (cM)
Estimated with the progeny of an Apis mellifera capensis queen
Am062-Am031I22.425.0
Am091-Am118IV19.518.7
Am191-Am097VIII47.537.9
Am097-Am125VIII27.219.1
LociLinkage groupLinkage distance in an A. m. mellifera worker (cM)Map linkage distance (cM)
Estimated with the progeny of an Apis mellifera mellifera worker
Am062-Am109I6.517.7
Am091-Am118IV31.418.7
Am191-Am097VIII15.5*37.9
Am043-Am087XIV19.336.5
  • * Significantly different from the map linkage distances at the 0.05 level.