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Table 2 Genetic variability comparisons between the field and colony populations

From: Laboratory rearing of Anopheles arabiensis: impact on genetic variability and implications for Sterile Insect Technique (SIT) based mosquito control in northern Sudan

Locus Tot. Na Field Colony
N (Na) AE (PA) Heterozygotes FIS P value
(HWE)
N (Na) AE (PA) Heterozygotes FIS P value
(HWE)
Obs. Exp. Obs. Exp.
Ag2H1010 9 57 (9) 5.60 (5) 27 46.82 0.4255 0.0000 51 (4) 1.62 (0) 22 19.51 −0.1288 0.7020
Ag2H175 6 57 (6) 2.78 (2) 32 36.53 0.1252 0.0260 50 (4) 2.13 (0) 30 26.53 −0.1321 0.6718
Ag2H26 5 44 (5) 3.63 (1) 36 31.87 −0.1312 0.6019 50 (4) 2.10 (0) 30 26.15 −0.1489 0.7849
Ag2H46 9 45 (8) 4.42 (4) 17 34.83 0.5148 0.0000 49 (5) 1.37 (1) 14 13.23 −0.0583 0.3975
Ag2H143 7 53 (6) 2.88 (3) 37 34.59 −0.0704 0.2976 51 (4) 2.14 (1) 24 27.19 0.1186 0.0349
Ag3H249 11 58 (10) 6.48 (6) 41 49.05 0.1654 0.0201 46 (5) 2.03 (1) 19 23.29 0.1861 0.0194
Ag3H88 7 41 (7) 4.16 (2) 14 31.14 0.5536 0.0000 41 (5) 4.66 (0) 32 32.20 0.0066 0.0880
33C1 6 52 (6) 3.05 (2) 36 34.47 −0.0450 0.2890 51 (3) 2.65 (0) 40 31.77 −0.2622 0.0274
Ag3H93 4 46 (4) 2.71 (0) 27 29.04 0.0870 0.8145 46 (4) 2.57 (0) 28 28.08 0.0032 0.9470
AgXH7 8 52 (7) 3.10 (5) 19 35.23 0.4632 0.0000 44 (3) 1.70 (1) 6 18.16 0.6720 0.0000
AgX180 12 52 (12) 8.92 (6) 21 46.17 0.5476 0.0000 51 (6) 3.08 (0) 18 34.42 0.4795 0.0000
Mean 7.64 50.64 (7.27) 4.34 (3.27) (4.27) 2.37 (0.36)
  1. P < 0.01 considered as statistically significant and shown in italics
  2. Tot total, N a number of alleles, N sample size, the number of mosquitoes successfully genotyped at each locus, A E effective number of alleles, P A number of private alleles, Obs observed number of heterozygotes, Exp expected number of heterozygotes, F IS inbreeding coefficient, HWE Hardy–Weinberg Equilibrium