Table 2 Mean, range, genetic variance, and broad-sense heritability estimates in whole population as well as individual single-cross families for grain yield (GY; Mt/ha), plant height (PH; cm), and staygreen (SG; 1–10 rating)
TraitStatisticSingle-Cross Populations
Wholef1f2f3f4f5f6
GYMean8.678.68.858.878.889.039.13
Range7.14–10.27.13–9.916.94–9.947.79–9.996.74–10.77.52–10.47.46–10.5
Formula0.50 ± 0.070.9 ± 0.310.48 ± 0.180.25 ± 0.120.55 ± 0.190.51 ± 0.150.51 ± 0.16
Formula0.58 ± 0.040.80 ± 0.070.66 ± 0.090.53 ± 0.130.57 ± 0.100.71 ± 0.070.71 ± 0.07
PHMean210.1213.4206.6205.7221.2208.9216.1
Range191–231197–227187–222187–222202–243182–230191–241
Formula1.18 ± 0.10.71 ± 0.230.8 ± 0.220.95 ± 0.270.87 ± 0.210.9 ± 0.201.07 ± 0.24
Formula0.89 ± 0.010.88 ± 0.040.86 ± 0.040.90 ± 0.030.83 ± 0.040.90 ± 0.020.91 ± 0.02
SGMean6.796.967.056.686.356.756.22
Range5.48–8.315.57–7.965.82–8.55.57–7.964.61–7.885.67–7.925.07–7.39
Formula0.69 ± 0.070.36 ± 0.150.52 ± 0.160.26 ± 0.10.58 ± 0.140.38 ± 0.10.26 ± 0.07
Formula0.81 ± 0.020.67 ± 0.100.74 ± 0.070.68 ± 0.090.80 ± 0.040.78 ± 0.050.78 ± 0.05