Table 2

Comparison of results of neutrality tests

TestSample sizeθTest value (probability)Critical value (P = 0.05)
Present data
Tajima's test12813.1−1.03 (P > 0.1)−1.36
Fu and Li's D12813.1−0.95 (P > 0.1)−1.78
Xq13.3 data
Tajima's test696.9−1.57* (P < 0.03)−1.40
Fu and Li's D696.9−3.29* (P < 0.05)−1.86
  • The critical points were obtained from 5,000 simulated samples. The indels were excluded in the tests. θ values were obtained from Watterson's method (10). 

  • * Significant at the 5% level.