Table 2 The number of field plots, environments and blocks used to obtain BLUP values for the agronomic traits, estimates of broad-sense heritability (H) on an entry mean basis with 95% confidence intervals (CI), and the proportion of genotypic variance attributable to variance among families (σ2g among families)
TraitNumber of plotsNumber of environments (and field Blocks)H (95% CI)σ2g among families
Yield (kg ha-1)66,68417 (1726)0.822 (0.815, 0.829)0.57
Maturity (days)58,71415 (1541)0.935 (0.932, 0.937)0.25
Lodging (1-5 scale)57,42015 (1351)0.824 (0.817, 0.831)0.18
Plant height (cm)57,82215 (1490)0.938 (0.936, 0.941)0.28
Seed mass [g (100 seed)-1]52,70310 (1222)0.939 (0.936, 0.941)0.26