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Table 1 Analysis of variance of gray leaf spot (GLS) disease scores from a population consisting of 145 RILs from a CML444 X SC Malawi cross scored over eleven environments in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

From: Mapping QTL conferring resistance in maize to gray leaf spot disease caused by Cercospora zeina

Source d.f.b SSc MSd F-value P-value
Environmenta 10 5142 514 101 < 0.001*
Replications within environment 2 209 11 12 < 0.001*
Genotype 144 3972 28 31 < 0.001*
Genotype x environment 1437 2052 1.4 1.6 < 0.001*
Residuals 2727 2413 0.9   
  1. aThe RILs were planted in a randomized block with two or three replicates for each environment.
  2. bDegree of freedom.
  3. cSum of squares.
  4. dMean square.
  5. *Significant at P < 0.001.