TABLE 4

Estimates of QTL parameters and empirical powers (α = 0.05) under three different locations of the QTL

MethodcMTcMAEmbedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Power (%)
Fixed model04.93 (15.28)0.125 (0.080)0.137 (0.115)0.917 (0.063)94
2524.99 (4.65)0.130 (0.074)0.142 (0.144)0.931 (0.057)97
5352.38 (5.57)0.138 (0.080)0.128 (0.104)0.933 (0.066)93
Random model03.09 (9.83)0.124 (0.074)0.125 (0.096)0.967 (0.067)95
2525.26 (4.46)0.123 (0.067)0.144 (0.154)0.977 (0.063)96
5352.15 (5.25)0.133 (0.079)0.128 (0.104)0.979 (0.072)95
  • Standard errors of the estimates, given in parentheses, are calculated by the standard deviations among 100 replicated simulations. cMT, true position of the QTL measured in centimorgans from the left end of the chromosome.