Table 2. NAM-Style Populations in Maize and Other Crops
CropNo. of FamiliesTotal ProgenyMean Family SizeReference
Maize (United States)255,000200(Yu et al., 2008)
Maize (China)111,971154(Li et al., 2015)
Dent maize (Europe)1191991(Bauer et al., 2013)
Flint maize (Europe)131,00997(Bauer et al., 2013)
Teosinte/maize51,257251(Chen et al., 2019)
Rice101,879181(Fragoso et al., 2017)
Wheat1085285(Bajgain et al., 2016)
Wheat606,268105(Wingen et al., 2017)
Wheat506,280126(Kidane et al., 2019)
Sorghum102,214221(Bouchet et al., 2017)
Barley529559(Schnaithmann et al., 2014)
Barley251,42057(Maurer et al., 2015)
Soybean405,600140(Song et al., 2017)
Rapeseed152,141143(Hu et al., 2018)
  • Populations designed in the style of the original maize NAM varied in terms of the number of biparental populations and the number of progeny in each population.