TABLE 3

Maximum-likelihood analysis of silent polymorphism in the maize data set of Whitt et al. (2002)

k
ModelDescriptionln LComparisonLikelihood-ratio statistic (d.f.)Pbt2ae1su1sh1sh2wx
ANeutral (all k = 1)−131.4111111
BSelection, 3 loci in
   starch pathway−110.7A vs. B32.8 (3)3.6 × 10−710.05410.310.261
CSelection, 6 loci in
   starch pathway−110.5A vs. C32.54 (6)1.0 × 10−52.00.040.930.460.241.87
B vs. C  0.4 (3)0.47