Table 3

Genetic diversity statistics presented as Nei′s gene diversity (H) and Shannon index (H′) inRumex acetosa andCommelina communis based on ISSR data (for each population separately and also divided in two types according to edaphic conditions)
Edaphic type Populations H H′
R. acetosa C. communis R. acetosa C. communis
M DGS 0.1532 0.1997 0.2476 0.3116
M FHS 0.1641 0.1870 0.2610 0.2936
M SZS 0.1616 0.1914 0.2553 0.2967
M TS 0.1860 0.1958 0.2842 0.3060
M AJS 0.1556 0.1646 0.2439 0.2558
M JHS 0.1611 n.a. 0.2515 n.a.
M TJ 0.1619 n.a. 0.2536 n.a.
M TLS n.a. 0.1538 n.a. 0.2446
M TSK n.a. 0.1528 n.a. 0.2391
Mean ± SD 0.163 ± 0.011a 0.178 ± 0.020 b 0.257 ± 0.013a 0.278 ± 0.031 b
N DGSCK 0.1543 0.2048 0.2472 0.3169
N TLCK 0.1422 0.2016 0.2280 0.3108
N TSCK 0.1813 0.2089 0.2776 0.3241
N SCCK 0.1480 0.2584 0.2305 0.3899
N JSCK 0.1603 0.2360 0.2464 0.3572
N HZCK n.a. 0.2558 n.a. 0.3830
Mean ± SD 0.157 ± 0.015a 0.228 ± 0.026 a 0.246 ± 0.020a 0.347 ± 0.035 a

*: M, metallicolous; N, non-metallicolous; n.a., data not available.

Data followed by different letters in the same column indicate a significant difference (P  < 0.05).

Ye et al.

Ye et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2012 12:84   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-12-84

Open Data