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Table 5 Analysis of population genetic structure using genotypic data of S. meliloti.

From: Phenotypic and genetic diversity in Sinorhizobium meliloti and S. medicae from drought and salt affected regions of Morocco

Regions/Groups Number of populations No. of genotypes Genotypic diversity Wright's FST for haploids Index of association (IA) Sample size
Rich Errachidia 4 32 0.994** 0.267** 1.377** 34
Ziz 4 29 0.997** 0.203** 1.578** 30
Jerf Erfoud 4 34 0.998* 0.194** 0.854** 35
Over all (across populations) 12 95** 0.998** 0.250** 0.832** 99
  1. *Significance at P < 0.05
  2. **Significance at P < 0.01