Table 1

Individual traits that deviated from neutrality

species

trait

Total QTL

fraction of antagonistic QTL

p

abiotic v. biotic

natural v. laboratory

reference


Silene vulgaris

Calyx length

9

0.111

0.0391

Biotic

Natural

62


Mimulus cardinalis × M. lewisii

Stamen length

7

0

0.0156

Biotic

Natural

8


Mimulus cardinalis × M. lewisii

Pistil length

7

0

0.0156

Biotic

Natural

8


Petunia axillaris axillaris × P. integrifolia inflata

Length of corolla tube

6

0

0.023809524

Biotic

Natural

67


Arabidopsis thaliana

Leaf trichome density

15

0.2

0.0352

Biotic

Laboratory

57


Arabidopsis thaliana

Metabolic profile

157

0.4076

0.0251

Abiotic

Laboratory

92


Arabidopsis thaliana

Flowering date

15

0.2

0.0352

Abiotic

Laboratory

100


Arabidopsis thaliana

Bolting date

9

0.11111

0.0391

Abiotic

Laboratory

28


Arabidopsis thaliana

Indol-3-ylmethyl indolic glucosinolate content

6

0

0.0238

Abiotic

Laboratory

77


Arabidopsis thaliana

Freezing tolerance, long day conditions

9

0

0.00390625

Abiotic

Laboratory

46


Traits that deviated significantly from neutrality using equation 7, suggesting directional selection [3]. References from [Additional file 3].

Louthan and Kay BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-60

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