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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of the mapping population for biomass growth and quality characteristics relevant to the use of miscanthus for biofuel production

From: Genetic complexity of miscanthus cell wall composition and biomass quality for biofuels

  Growing P1 G-P1 G-P2 Population statistics
Trait season (H0227) (H0012) (H0163) Mean Range LSD h 2
NDF (g/kg dm) 1 * 899.8 838.7 880.0 81.53–91.13 16.5 0.63
2 911.5 889.0 899.1 903.0 87.69–91.76 10.4 0.39
ADF (g/kg dm) 1 * 576.8 500.2 546.0 49.09–60.68 18.8 0.63
2 584.7 585.8 593.1 594.0 54.94–62.87 19.7 0.40
CEL (g/kg dm) 1 * 506.2 453.8 482.0 44.65–52.72 15.3 0.62
2 499.3 495.4 497.3 502.0 47.41–53.21 16.6 0.40
HEM (g/kg dm) 1 * 323.0 338.5 334.0 30.45–36.47 11.0 0.72
2 326.8 303.1 306.0 309.0 28.21–34.77 14.2 0.55
ADL (g/kg dm) 1 * 70.7 46.4 62.0 4.2–8.18 6.5 0.73
2 85.4 90.4 95.8 90.0 7.48–11.03 6.3 0.59
CEL/cw (% NDF) 1 * 56.2 54.1 55.1 51.4–57.9 1.1 0.72
2 54.8 55.7 55.3 55.5 52.9–58 1.4 0.47
HEM/cw (% NDF) 1 * 35.9 40.4 38.0 33.4–42.5 1.4 0.68
2 35.8 34.1 34.0 34.3 31.4–38.8 1.7 0.49
ADL/cw (% NDF) 1 * 7.8 5.5 7.0 4.9–9.2 0.7 0.72
2 9.4 10.2 10.7 10.0 8.3–12.3 0.7 0.62
KL (% NDF) 1 * 13.5 14.0 13.7 12.1–15.2 0.5 0.72
2 12.3 13.9 14.1 14.1 11.5–15.7 0.8 0.65
GLU (% NDF) 1 * 52.3 51.7 51.7 50.0–53.2 0.7 0.64
2 52.4 51.2 49.3 50.1 48.0–52.2 0.9 0.50
XYL (% NDF) 1 * 33.7 33.2 33.2 30.5–36.0 0.9 0.65
2 28.8 28.3 30.4 29.2 27.1–32.0 1.1 0.52
ARA (% NDF) 1 * 2.8 2.7 2.7 2.5–3.2 0.1 0.69
2 3.0 2.8 3.2 2.9 2.6–3.4 0.2 0.60
CC (% CEL) 1 * 40.1 46.2 41.2 36.9–46.2 1.7 0.66
2 34.7 36.0 33.2 25.3 30.2–39.1 3.1 0.35
HC (% HEM) 1 * 22.8 21.6 22.0 21.3–22.6 0.4 0.46
2 20.6 21.7 21.1 13.7 20–22.1 1.5 0.31
GC (% GLU) 1 * 53.2 48.8 48.8 42.3–54.8 1.9 0.74
2 45.2 41.6 38.4 40.1 32.5–45.7 3.2 0.47
XC (% XYL) 1 * 30.2 28.6 28.5 26.83–31.35 0.7 0.63
2 29.7 28.4 27.5 27.9 26.7–30.5 0.9 0.54
SacR () 1 * 14.4 21.3 18.1 10.7–24.3 3.7 0.53
HD (Julian days) 1 * 228.1 261.7 228.2 213.7–257.4 9.5 0.63
2 228.3 213.3 224.3 208.8 196.3–225.7 6.4 0.72
  1. LSD = least significant difference (p = 0.05), h 2 = heritability
  2. * missing value