Table 3

The probabilities of having two, three or four successful crosses after selecting six crosses at random when 1 in 200 are successful
Number of successful crosses in the six randomly selected crosses Probability of occurrence of this number of successful crosses Equals one chance in:
Four 1 x 10-8 100,000,000
Three 2 x 10-6 404,533
Two 0.0004 2,702

Witcombe et al.

Witcombe et al. BMC Plant Biology 2013 13:22   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-13-22

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