Electronic Journal of Biotechnology ISSN: 0717-3458
  © 1999 by Universidad Católica de Valparaíso -- Chile
Vol. 2 No. 3, Issue of December 15, 1999
 

Table 3. Genetic similarity (%) and morphological resemblance (0-1 scale) of 2x and 4x hybrids to the parental genotypes (Obino l’Ewai and Calcutta 4) based on VNTR analysis and phenotypic distance index, respectively. The phenotypic distance index between Obino l‘Ewai and Calcutta 4 was 0.539.


Ploidy /
Hybrid

Genetic similarity to

Phenotypic distance index to

Obino l’Ewai

Calcutta 4

Obino l’Ewai

Calcutta 4

 

Diploid hybrids (TMP2x)

597-2

45.2

34.8

0.390

0.453

1199-6

46.5

33.3

0.325

0.316

1448-1

41.2

29.7

0.419

0.331

1549-5

41.9

34.8

0.547

0.488

 

 

 

 

 

Tetraploid hybrids (TMPx)

548-4

55.8

36.0

0.350

0.478

548-9

27.3

14.0

0.458

0.515

2637-49

61.5

28.0

0.315

0.534

4698-1

55.6

39.2

0.394

0.521

4744-1

59.1

39.2

0.245

0.469

5511-2

56.8

37.3

0.266

0.491

5706-1

60.5

37.3

0.219

0.474

6930-1

65.9

30.2

0.385

0.501

7002-1

70.0

30.2

0.384

0.316

7356-1

58.1

38.0

0.207

0.401

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