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Table 7 AMOVA results

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

Analysis Scale df SS MS Est. var. % Total variance P value
Non-hierarchical AMOVA Among regions 2 309.407 154.704 1.944 24% < 0.001
Among sites 6 254.302 42.384 1.903 23% < 0.001
Within sites 171 739.100 4.322 4.322 53% < 0.001
Total 179 1302.809   8.169 100%  
Hierarchical AMOVA, K = 2 Among regions 1 66.765 66.765 0.205 7%  
Among sites 7 212.421 30.346 0.703 24%  
Among individuals 171 379.675 2.220 0.195 7%  
Within individuals 180 329.500 1.831 1.831 62%  
Total 359 988.361   2.933 100%  
F-statistics Value P-value     
Fst 0.310 0.010     
Fis 0.096 0.010     
Fit 0.376 0.010     
Hierarchical AMOVA, K = 3 Among regions 2 152.676 76.338 0.478 16%  
Among sites 6 126.510 21.085 0.472 16%  
Among individuals 171 379.675 2.220 0.195 7%  
Within individuals 180 329.500 1.831 1.831 62%  
Total 359 988.361   2.975 100%  
F-statistics Value P-value     
Fst 0.319 0.010     
Fis 0.096 0.010     
Fit 0.385 0.010     
  1. df  degree of freedom, SS  sum of squares, MS mean squares, Est. var.  estimated variance, Fst inter-sites genetic differentiation, Fis genetic differentiation of individuals within sites, Fit differentiation of individuals from the total