TABLE 1

Summary of haplotype blocks in four soybean populations estimated by three methods commonly used to define haplotype blocks

G. sojaLandracesN. Am. AncestorsElite Cultivars
Blocks estimated using confidence bounds on D′ (Gabriel et al. 2002)
    Average length per block (kb)2.119.016.356.8
    Amount of sequence included in blocks (%)5361848
Blocks estimated by four-gamete rule (Wang et al. 2002)
    Average length per block (kb)4.313.621.346.0
    Amount of sequence included in blocks (%)19353665
Blocks estimated by Solid Spine of LD (Barrett et al. 2005)
    Average length per block (kb)4.821.534.980.1
    Amount of sequence included in blocks (%)18424451