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Table 3 Correlation between genetic diversity, lifetime expectancy, population size and dispersal rate

From: Positive correlation between genetic diversity and fitness in a large, well-connected metapopulation

  Lifetime expectancy (LTE) Census population size (N) Dispersal rate (number of immigrants)
  r p r p r p
Expected heterozygosity (He) 1.000 <0.0001 0.600 0.285 1.000 <0.0001
Gene diversity (Div) 0.700 0.188 0.900 0.037 0.700 0.188
Percentage of polymorphic loci (PPL) 0.949 0.014 0.632 0.252 0.949 0.014
Lifetime expectancy (LTE) - - 0.600 0.285 1.000 <0.0001
  1. Spearman coefficients (r) in bold are statistically significant at the 0.05 level.