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Table 6 Mean number of different alleles (Na), number of effective alleles (Ne), Shannon’s Information Index (H′), expected heterozygosity (He), Unbiased expected heterozygosity (UHe), and percentage of polymorphic loci (% P) of indigenous rhizobia populations based on ARDRA data

From: Genetic and phenotypic diversity of microsymbionts nodulating promiscuous soybeans from different agro-climatic conditions

Pop Na Ne (H′) He UHe %P
TUMZ 1.600 ± 0.18 1.437 ± 0.08 0.398 ± 0.057 0.263 ± 0.041 0.278 ± 0.044 80
TLMZ 1.500 ± 0.21 1.451 ± 0.08 0.404 ± 0.059 0.270 ± 0.041 0.279 ± 0.043 75
EUMZ 1.600 ± 0.18 1.496 ± 0.09 0.419 ± 0.061 0.283 ± 0.045 0.293 ± 0.046 80
ELMZ 1.400 ± 0.21 1.439 ± 0.08 0.393 ± 0.061 0.263 ± 0.042 0.284 ± 0.045 70
  1. TUMZ Tharaka-Nithi Upper Midland Zone, TLMZ Tharaka-Nithi Lower Midland Zone, EUMZ Embu Upper Midland Zone, ELMZ Embu Lower Midland Zone