TABLE 6

Sporulation efficiency at the early time point in intercrosses between highly efficient recombinant progeny

ParentsParent meansOffspring meanH2Segregational varianceReduction in segregational variance (%)
A, B0.90, 0.900.890.870.0001999
C, B0.87, 0.890.890.860.0001699
A, D0.89, 0.890.880.950.0004599
D, C0.91, 0.880.870.970.0008697
  • The values are the result of a square-root transformation (Sokal and Rohlf 1995) of the raw values, which increases genetic additivity and reduces the dependence of the variance upon the mean.