TABLE 3

Distribution of gene density in the wheat chromosome bins along the centromere-to-telomere axis

Distributiona
Observed/expected
 ratioNo. of
 total binsC-0.400.40–0.600.60–0.800.80–1.00
0.05–0.49 3322 5 6
0.50–0.99 4118 912 2
1.00–1.49 37 2101213
1.50–1.99 25 412 9
>2.00 23 1 616
Total15942294840
  • a Relative physical length of arm from centromere. The relative physical length of the whole arm as 1 was divided into four chromosome bins, C-0.40, 0.40–0.60, 0.60–0.80, and 0.80–1.00.