Table 2 : Genetic variation at 24gSSR loci characterized in 25 red bay trees from eastern South Carolina, USA.


25 red bay trees from eastern South Carolina, USA

Locus Sample Size Na Ne Obs_Hom Obs_Het Exp_Hom Exp_Het Nei’s I

RB2 32 6 2.88 0.44 0.56 0.33 0.67 0.65 1.33
RB4 24 5 3.24 0.17 0.83 0.28 0.72 0.69 1.33
RB6 50 3 2.32 0.48 0.52 0.42 0.58 0.57 0.93
RB9 50 5 2.07 0.36 0.64 0.47 0.53 0.52 1.01
RB10 50 3 1.94 0.56 0.44 0.50 0.50 0.49 0.74
RB13 50 4 2.14 0.48 0.52 0.46 0.54 0.53 0.89
RB14 50 3 2.49 0.28 0.72 0.39 0.61 0.60 1.00
RB17 50 3 2.04 0.60 0.40 0.48 0.52 0.51 0.80
RB18 50 3 1.49 0.68 0.32 0.67 0.33 0.33 0.57
RB19 50 3 2.59 0.44 0.56 0.37 0.63 0.61 1.02
RB20 50 6 4.68 0.16 0.84 0.20 0.80 0.79 1.63
RB21 50 5 2.39 0.28 0.72 0.41 0.59 0.58 1.04
RB22 48 6 2.19 0.54 0.46 0.44 0.56 0.54 1.13
RB24 50 2 2.00 0.04 0.96 0.49 0.51 0.50 0.69
RB25 50 5 3.06 0.28 0.72 0.31 0.69 0.67 1.33
RB29 32 7 4.23 0.38 0.63 0.21 0.79 0.76 1.60
RB30 48 3 1.18 0.83 0.17 0.84 0.16 0.16 0.33
RB34 50 4 2.43 0.04 0.96 0.40 0.60 0.59 1.01
RB38 50 6 3.40 0.20 0.80 0.28 0.72 0.71 1.37
RB39 48 12 7.84 0.13 0.88 0.11 0.89 0.87 2.24
RB41 48 2 2.00 0.00 1.00 0.49 0.51 0.50 0.69
RB42 50 10 3.06 0.32 0.68 0.31 0.69 0.67 1.59
RB49 38 15 8.02 0.32 0.68 0.10 0.90 0.88 2.37
RB53 30 6 3.88 0.40 0.60 0.23 0.77 0.74 1.53
Mean 46 5.29 3.06 0.35 0.65 0.38 0.62 0.60 1.17
St. Dev.   3.16 1.71 0.21 0.21 0.17 0.17 0.16 0.49


Na: Observed number of alleles; Ne: Effective number of alleles [27]; Obs_Hom/Obs_Het: Observed homozygosity/heterozygosity;
Exp_Obs/Exp_Het: Expected homozygosity/heterozygosity [28,29] expected heterozygosity; I: Shannon’s Information index [30];
St. Dev.: Standard deviation

Liang et al.Journal of Plant Science and Molecular Breeding  2015 4:2DOI : 10.7243/2050-2389-4-2