Table 3

Genetic diversity indices and PIC values among the nine groups in the MC and CC
Group Genetic diversity index based on phenotypic data Genetic diversity index based on molecular data PIC value from molecular data
MC-Sh.W. CC-Sh.W. MC-Nei CC-Nei MC-Sh.W. CC-Sh.W. MC-Nei CC-Nei MC CC
I 0.9211 0.8613 0.5205 0.4892 0.3847 0.3398 0.2471 0.2138 0.2033 0.1780
II 0.9897 0.9532 0.5662 0.5476 0.3783 0.3408 0.2380 0.2119 0.1973 0.1767
III 1.0137 1.0087 0.5860 0.5865 0.3287 0.2859 0.2090 0.1773 0.1721 0.1482
IV 0.9651 0.9742 0.5424 0.5558 0.4228 0.3635 0.2766 0.2295 0.2226 0.1900
V 0.9730 0.9929 0.5577 0.5662 0.4248 0.3830 0.2852 0.2511 0.2262 0.2029
VI 1.0038 0.9807 0.5768 0.5715 0.4156 0.3596 0.2755 0.2315 0.2203 0.1891
VII 1.0329 0.9905 0.5938 0.5753 0.4310 0.3987 0.2863 0.2615 0.2289 0.2111
VIII 0.8977 0.8966 0.5223 0.5227 0.3187 0.2993 0.2062 0.1909 0.1668 0.1558
IX 0.9123 0.9249 0.5110 0.5266 0.3699 0.3497 0.2429 0.2286 0.1954 0.1841
t value 1.52 0.73 8.50 7.98 8.58
P value 0.1668 0.4836 <0.0001 <0.0001 <0.0001

‘Sh.W.’ and ‘Nei’ indicate the Shannon-Weaver diversity index and Nei genetic diversity index, respectively.

Zhang et al.

Zhang et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:102   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-102

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