TABLE 1

Number of crosses NC underlying the segregating populations derived from reference (REF), diallel (DIA), factorial (FCT), single round-robin (SRR), double round-robin (DRR), reduced round-robin (RRR), independent round-robin (IRR), and distance-based (DB) designs

Mating designMaize NCA. thalianaNC
REF2519
DIA325190
FCT169100
SRR2620
DRR5240
RRR2520
IRR1310
DB155030
DB3010060
DB60200120
  • For a detailed description of the designs, see materials and methods.