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Table 3 Molecular diversity of the investigated accessions related to their geographical origin.

From: Analysis of molecular diversity, population structure and linkage disequilibrium in a worldwide survey of cultivated barley germplasm (Hordeum vulgare L.)

Geographic origin (number of analysed accessions) AR*   GD* Unique alleles, (%) No. of accessions carrying unique alleles, (%) Continent-specific alleles, (%) Heterogeneous datapoints (%) No. of accessions carrying heterogeneous loci, (%)
Europe (565) 541   0.64 20 (3.7%) 19 (3.4%) 42 (7.8%) 0.97% 146 (25.8%)
America (145) 495   0.75 12 (2.4%) 10 (6.9%) 32 (6.5%) 1.1% 48 (33.1%)
Africa (26) 311   0.62 8 (2.6%) 7 (26.9%) 16 (5.1%) 14.5% 21 (80.7%)
Asia (166) 610   0.74 39 (6.4%) 31 (19.4%) 101 (16.6%) 2.9% 97 (58.4%)
Near East (51) 503   0.78 29 (5.8%) 23 (45.1%) 51 (10.1%) 7.5% 32 (62.7%)
Total worldwide (953) 799   0.86 108 (13.5%) 90 (9.4%) 242 (30.2%) 2.1% 344 (36.1%)
  1. *abbreviations as in Table 2.