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Table 2 Maximum-likelihood estimates (MLEs) and lower and upper bounds of the 90% highest posterior density intervals (HPD90 Lo and HPD90 Hi , respectively) of demographic parameters of Platycrater arguta from the IMA analysis of multi-locus data (cpDNA, ITS, Tpi , nSSRs)

From: A strong ‘filter’ effect of the East China Sea land bridge for East Asia’s temperate plant species: inferences from molecular phylogeography and ecological niche modelling of Platycrater arguta(Hydrangeaceae)

Estimates Θ C Θ J Θ A m C-J m J-C t N C N J N A 2NCMC-J 2NJMJ-C T(years BP)
MLE 106.596 56.652 25.730 0.005 0.005 5.150 113047 60080 27287 0.00005 0.00003 889,358
HPD90Lo 55.136 29.992 11.027 0.005 0.005 2.950 58472 31807 11694 0.00003 0.00002 509,438
HPD90Hi 231.570 109.971 69.839 0.085 0.085 6.910 245584 116626 74065 0.00010 0.00005 1193,295
  1. Population rate parameters ΘC, ΘJ, and ΘA refer to the scaled effective population sizes (Ne) of var. sinensis (East China), var. arguta (South Japan), and the ancestral population, respectively. mC-J and mJ-C are the scaled migration rates forward in time from var. sinensis to var. arguta and vice versa. MC-J and MJ-C are the probabilities of migration from var. sinensis to var. arguta, per gene copy per generation and vice versa. 2NCMC-J and 2NJMJ-C are the effective migration rates (number of migrants per generation). t is the time since ancestral population splitting in mutational units.
  2. All estimates include the per gene mutation rate u, which is equal to the geometric mean of the mutation rates of all the loci. ΘC, ΘJ, ΘA, mC-J, mJ-C, and t are scaled by the mutation rate, while NC, NJ, NA, 2NCMC-J, 2NJMJ-C and T are scaled by individuals or years.