Table 2 RAL lines with the shortest and longest opa variants have average or above average fecundity
RAL LineGenotypeFecundity at 25°a% of Maximumb
646opa231436 eggs63.1
021opa311196 eggs52.5
439opa311699 eggs74.6
440opa31742 eggs32.6
822opa311438 eggs63.2
237opa352276 eggs100
AVG.1465 eggs64.3
  • a Number of eggs laid in 28-hr period beginning 2 hr before dusk until 2 hr after the next dusk.

  • b Average fecundity was 1465 eggs (64.3%) of maximum 2276 eggs by RAL-237.