Table 1 Descriptive statistics for the wool traits evaluated

From: Genome-wide association studies detects candidate genes for wool traits by re-sequencing in Chinese fine-wool sheep

Wool traits (unit) Mean ± SD Minimum Maximum No. individuals
FD (μm) 20.87 ± 2.00 16.2 26 460
FDCV (%) 19.21 ± 2.86 12.7 27.8 459
FDSD (μm) 3.99 ± 0.66 2.5 6 456
SL (cm) 9.68 ± 1.15 5 13 385
GFW (kg) 6.72 ± 2.64 2.99 12.8 428
CWR (%) 58.61 ± 8.98 31.17 76.15 458
SS (N/ktex) 30.97 ± 8.59 7.39 53.64 460
SE (%) 21.94 ± 6.55 8.54 45.01 453
  1. FD mean fibre diameter, FDCV fibre diameter coefficient of variation, FDSD fibre diameter standard deviation, SL staple length, GFW greasy fleece weight, CWR clean wool rate, SS staple strength, SE staple elong;