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Table 2 Analysis of molecular variance

From: Microsatellite-based genetic diversity and population structure of domestic sheep in northern Eurasia

Sample Number of breeds Number of breed groups Percentage of variance and significance (P)
    Within breeds Among breeds within groups Among groups
Whole data 52 1 93.56 (< 0.001) 6.44 (< 0.001)  
Three geographical regions* 52 3 93.43 (< 0.05) 6.17 (< 0.001) 0.41 (< 0.001)
15 regional groups* 51 15 93.68 (< 0.001) 5.38 (< 0.001) 0.95 (< 0.001)
Three structure clusters: 52 3 93.13 (< 0.001) 5.63 (< 0.001) 1.24 (< 0.001)
Nordic subcluster 11 1 86.29 (< 0.001) 13.71 (< 0.001)  
Composite subcluster 26 1 95.45 (< 0.001) 4.55 (< 0.001)  
Fat-tailed subcluster 15 1 97.52 (< 0.001) 2.48 (< 0.001)  
  1. * See Table 1 and supporting information for details.