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Table 1 Number of generations, offspring distribution and number of terminal and orphan lines for seven Trifolium species at the Margot Forde Germplasm Centre, New Zealand

From: Pedigree analysis of pre-breeding efforts in Trifolium spp. germplasm in New Zealand

Species Number of generations Offspring distribution Number of accessions with offspring Non zero average offspring range Non zero average offspring Number of orphan lines Number of terminal lines Year of entry of the first accession
T. ambiguum 0–2 0–122 6 2–122 39 42 (5.2%) 765 (94.0%) 1962
T. arvense 0–1 0–5 4 1–5 2 32 (36.4%) 52 (59.1%) 1962
T. dubium 0–2 0–25 31 1–25 1 24 (11.2%) 160 (74.8%) 1956
T. hybridum 0–2 0–7 27 1–7 1 66 (18.1%) 270 (74.2) 1955
T. medium 0–1 0–39 14 1–13 5 5 (4.5%) 93 (83.0%) 1939
T. subterraneum 0–3 0–3 13 1–2 1 225 (47.6%) 235 (49.7%) 1956
T. repens x T. occidentale 0–3 0–65 75 1–32 6 732 (49.7%) 1054 (71.6%) 2015