Table 1 Means and ranges (in μg·g−1) seed for untransformed BLUPs of 20 tocochromanol grain traits evaluated on a maize inbred association panel and estimated heritability on a line-mean basis in two summer environments, in West Lafayette, Indiana, across 2 years
TraitNo. LinesBLUPsHeritabilities
MeanSDRangeEstimateSE
γT25130.1815.005.04–85.940.880.02
γT325212.088.731.46–55.250.890.01
αT2528.195.500.70–31.350.910.01
αT32507.523.012.86–22.380.870.02
δT2511.110.630.22–3.320.780.03
δT32500.590.680.09–6.060.910.01
Total T325220.3410.663.77–74.590.900.01
Total T25239.9515.0513.16–95.070.850.02
Total T/Total T32472.441.700.37–9.340.920.01
Total T3 + T25260.5418.1025.70–125.140.830.02
δT/(γT + αT)2510.030.020.0027–0.080.890.01
δT/γT2510.040.020.0012–0.180.910.01
δT/αT2480.280.350.013–2.040.940.01
γT/(γT + αT)2510.750.170.18–0.970.950.01
δT3/(γT3 + αT3)2510.030.020.0039–0.220.940.01
δT3/γT32510.050.040.0046–0.250.890.01
δT3/αT32500.090.110.0080–0.800.930.01
γT3/(γT3 + αT3)2510.550.180.096–0.920.950.01
αT/γT2500.400.420.018–2.210.880.01
αT3/γT32511.241.430.18–11.750.960.01
  • BLUPs, best linear unbiased predictors; SD, standard deviation of the BLUPs; SE, standard error of the heritabilities; γT, γ-tocopherol; γT3, γ-tocotrienol; αT, α-tocopherol; αT3, α-tocotrienol; δT, δ-tocopherol; δT3, δ-tocotrienol; total T3, total tocotrienols; total T, total tocopherols; total T3 + T, total tocochromanols.