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Table 4 The genetic diversity and genetic distance of different tea groups based on 10 cytoplasmic markers and 29 nuclear markers

From: Development of STS and CAPS markers for variety identification and genetic diversity analysis of tea germplasm in Taiwan

Group N Cytoplasmic markers Nuclear markers MRD
   NA Ne I NA Ne HO H I Mean Min Max
A and AS 14 1.80 1.32 0.32 2.34 1.66 0.35 0.34 0.55 0.41 0.08 0.58
S and SA 33 1.70 1.48 0.39 2.34 1.77 0.38 0.36 0.58 0.44 0.11 0.62
F and FY 8 1.10 1.03 0.04 1.72 1.24 0.16 0.15 0.26 0.25 0.11 0.39
C. sinensis 47 2.00 1.49 0.49 2.62 1.79 0.38 0.37 0.62 0.47 0.08 0.65
Total 55 2.00 1.48 0.48 2.69 1.81 0.35 0.39 0.66 0.49 0.08 0.69
  1. Note: N, No. of germplasm; NA, average observed number of alleles; Ne, average effective number of alleles; HO, observed heterozygosity; H, Nei’s gene diversity; I, Shannon’s Information index; MRD, Modified Roger’s Distance; Mean, average MRD; Min, minimum MRD; Max, Maximum MRD.