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Table 4 Mean diversity parameters for each of the nine B. aethiopum sampling sites

From: Transferability, development of simple sequence repeat (SSR) markers and application to the analysis of genetic diversity and population structure of the African fan palm (Borassus aethiopum Mart.) in Benin

Geo-climatic region Site Nb of polymorphic markers Na Ne Nb of private alleles Allelic richness Ho He F
Guineo-Congolian (South) Togbin 8 2.273 1.584 3 2.08 0.234 ± 0.063 0.288 ± 0.073 0.145 ± 0.066
Hounviatouin 9 2.182 1.447 0 2.1 0.272 ± 0.066 0.263 ± 0.054 0.007 ± 0.094
Sudano-Guinean (Center) Savè 10 2.909 2.069 0 2.72 0.384 ± 0.075 0.451 ± 0.066 0.134 ± 0.088
Biguina 9 2.364 1.770 2 2.21 0.345 ± 0.069 0.374 ± 0.070 0.064 ± 0.062
Agoua 10 2.273 1.722 1 2.16 0.329 ± 0.063 0.358 ± 0.066 0.059 ± 0.071
Sudanian (North) Pendjari 10 2.818 1.900 3 2.49 0.368 ± 0.070 0.396 ± 0.071 0.055 ± 0.064
Pingou 10 2.364 1.906 1 2.29 0.405 ± 0.072 0.390 ± 0.073 0.063 ± 0.049
Malanville 8 2.455 1.627 0 2.2 0.302 ± 0.072 0.303 ± 0.074 0.020 ± 0.051
Trois Rivières 10 2.545 1.822 2 2.43 0.373 ± 0.074 0.360 ± 0.073 0.055 ± 0.039
Overall mean 9 ± 0.865 2.465 ± 0.103 1.761 ± 0.065    0.335 ± 0.023 0.354 ± 0.023 0.035 ± 0.022
  1. Values are provided ± standard deviation wherever applicable
  2. Na average number of different alleles, Ne effective number of alleles, Ho Observed Heterozygosity, He Expected Heterozygosity, F Fixation index