TABLE 1.

Estimates of the evolution rate of Rice yellow mottle virus by Bayesian analysisa with different molecular clock and population genetic models

Molecular clock modelEvolution rate (nt/site/yr) (10−4)b with the following population genetic model:
Constant sizeBayesian skyline
95% lowerMean95% upper95% lowerMean95% upper
Strict3.85.26.83.55.16.8
Relaxed (lognormal)5.17.39.94.77.710
  • a Implemented using BEAST.

  • b 95% lower and 95% upper, lower and upper values of the highest posterior density interval that contains 95% of the marginal posterior distribution.