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Table 5 Analysis of Molecular Variance (AMOVA) for nine established populations of I. scapularis from Canada and the United States

From: Genetic variation in the mitochondrial 16S ribosomal RNA gene of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae)

Variance component df % variance Fixation index P
Among regionsa 3 3.8 ΦCT =0.03791 < 0.0001
Among populations within regions 5 1.9 ΦSC =0.01947 < 0.005
Within populations 503 94.3 ΦST =0.05665 < 0.0001
  1. aRegions = Manitoba (PVPP & ST), Ontario (PPNP & LPPP), Minnesota (ISP, CSP & CP) and Rhode Island (TP & HI).