Table 1 NIRIL phenotyped traits, descriptions, approximate distribution, between-year Pearson correlation coefficients, and Pearson P-values
TraitDescriptionDistributionPearson coefficientPearson P-value
CULMDiameter of culmNormal0.688<0.0001
DTPDays to pollen shedNormal0.668<0.0001
EARDEar diameterBimodal0.907<0.0001
EARLEar lengthNormal0.409<0.0001
KPRKernels per rankBimodal0.698<0.0001
KRNKernel row no.Bimodal0.718<0.0001
LBLHPrimary lateral branch lengthNormal0.519<0.0001
PLHTPlant heightNormal0.652<0.0001
PROLProlificacy, ears on lateral branchExponential0.422<0.0001
SPLHSpikelet lengthNormalNANA
STAM% staminate spikeletsExponential0.321<0.0001
TBNTassel branch no.Normal0.691<0.0001
TILLTillering indexExponential0.346<0.0001
  • NA, not applicable.