TABLE 2

Sample sizes and distribution of populations and species

Marker type
 (no. of loci)No. of pairsAverage sample size
 (no. trees/species/pair)No. of trees/
 speciesGeographic
 distribution
 of pairsReference
Isozymes (12) 7120 840Range wideZanetto et al. (1994)
SCARs (13) 8 45 360Range wideBodénès et al. (1997b)
Microsatellites (2) 5 16  80Western partMuir et al. (2000)
Microsatellites (6) 71701190Western partMariette et al. (2002)
Microsatellites (30)10  5  50Western partThis study
SNPs (23)10 10 100Western partI. Porth, C. Scotti-Saintagne,
   A. Kremer, P. Schuster,
   E. Heberle-Bors and K. Burg
   (unpublished results)
AFLPs (107) 7 45 345Western partMariette et al. (2002)
AFLPs (196)10 10 100Western partThis study