Table 3

Numbers of SSR locus pairs showing LD at a P = 0.01 level, by population subdivision

Population subdivisionNo. of linesNo. of locus pairs in LD% of locus pairsExpected % based on sample size*
All1021059.7
Model-based subdivisions:
STM37262.43.0
NSSM53262.44.6
SSM1260.60.6
• * Empirically estimated percentage of locus pairs expected to show LD if population subdivision effect was due only to reduction in sample size, based on average percentage of all locus pairs showing LD in a random sample containing the same number of lines.