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Table 6 Comparison between the morphological diversity indexes (MD) and phenotypic differentiation (PD) among populations of six species of columnar cacti from the Tehuacán Valley

From: Landscape management and domestication of Stenocereus pruinosus (Cactaceae) in the Tehuacán Valley: human guided selection and gene flow

Species Average morphological diversity Phenotypic differentiation wild vs. silviculturally managed populations Phenotypic differentiation wild vs. agriculturally managed populations
Escontria chiotilla 0.550 ± 0.0104 0.1549 -
Polaskia chende 0.348 ± 0.04611 0.009 -
Myrtillocactus schenkii 0.703 ± 0.0292 0.069 0.110
Polaskia chichipe 0.590 ± 0.00711 0.193 0.353
Stenocereus stellatus 0.453 ± 0.0152 3 0.251 0.379
Stenocereus pruinosus 0.600 ± 0.0094 0.070 0.277
  1. 1Blancas et al.[47], 2Blancas et al.[46], 3Casas et al.[32] and 4this study.