Table 2 Statistical analysis of seven phenotypic traits in soybean
TraitSource of VariationMSFh2
Plant heightLocation16050.1584.85***0.54
Line387.272.05***
Location × line208.221.10
Rep874.844.62**
Error189.16
Total seed oilLocation146.5588.55***0.28
Line3.071.86***
Location × line2.571.55***
Rep1.971.19
Error1.66
PalmiticLocation12.8334.25***0.89
Line2.396.38***
Location × line0.330.89
Rep0.170.46
Error0.38
StearicLocation300.9448.50***0.88
Line58.789.47***
Location × line9.371.51***
Rep0.840.14
Error6.20
OleicLocation1278.44216.52***0.81
Line42.497.20***
Location × line9.951.69***
Rep15.352.60
Error5.90
LinoleicLocation925.85112.96***0.73
Line53.096.48***
Location × line16.932.07***
Rep10.571.29
Error8.20
LinolenicLocation337.56666.36***0.72
Line2.274.48***
Location × line0.791.55***
Rep1.312.58
Error0.51
  • * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.01; *** P < 0.001. MS, mean sum of squares; F, value; h2, broad sense heritability.