Research Article

Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis of Folate Content in Dry Beans, Phaseolus vulgaris L.

Table 1

Least squared means, standard errors, and the summary of ANOVA for four measurements of total and 5-methyl tetrahydrofolate contents of four dry bean varieties, their six F1, and the F2 of Othello/Redhawk measured in two injected solutions at one-hour interval.

First injected solution (μg/100 g) Second injected solution (μg/100 g)
5-MethyltetrahydrofolateTotal folate5-MethyltetrahydrofolateTotal folate

 AC Elk231.6338.0194.3303.0
F1 Crosses1
 Taylor/AC Elk213.0275.7185.5245.1
 Othello/AC Elk233.0306.4212.3279.0
 Redhawk/AC Elk253.3311.4167.7266.1
F2 of Othello/Redhawk
 Genotypensns * **
 Parentsns * ** **
 Parents versus crossesnsnsnsns

* and ** are significant at P < 0.05 and 0.01, respectively; ns is not significant.
1In each cross, first parent is the female and second parent is the male.