Table 3 Comparison of new genetic map (2012) with the previous map (Niehuis et al. 2010)
Chromosome
Total12345
Map version201020122010201220102012201020122010201220102012
Genetic length, cM446.9435.994.595.689.886.998.989.887.690.676.173
No. observed recombinations4995971061311001191101239912484100
Marker clusters264510611085810253104411045192
Avg distance between marker clusters, cM1.70.91.60.91.60.91.90.92.20.91.50.8
No. markers12551554637242592073435188308422419302642838
Mapped scaffolds2654769115448105469161973153
Mapped scaffolds (oriented)4253111510109951178
Physical length, Mb187.6217.748.356.539.547.3343835.842.33033.6
Associated markers03702065704780411018180338
Associated additional scaffolds0253063039051082023
Associated physical length, Mb015.904.002.602.405.401.5
Total scaffolds265729912174814446142611793176
Total physical length, Mb187.6232.448.360.539.549.93440.435.847.73035.1
  • Results for the complete map are shown, as well as results for individual chromosomes. Key improvements in the new map include a dramatically increased marker density and the placement of a large number of small scaffolds.