TABLE 5

Estimates of QTL parameters and empirical powers (α = 0.05) under different modes of inheritance of the QTL

MethodMode of inheritancecMAEmbedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Power (%)
Fixed modelA25.27 (8.02)0.242 (0.135)0.007 (0.017)0.930 (0.064)91
A + D24.99 (4.65)0.130 (0.074)0.142 (0.144)0.931 (0.057)97
D27.20 (12.49)0.009 (0.028)0.230 (0.208)0.922 (0.060)92
Random modelA25.23 (5.96)0.250 (0.135)0.007 (0.010)0.973 (0.066)92
A + D25.26 (4.46)0.123 (0.067)0.144 (0.154)0.977 (0.063)96
D27.49 (13.35)0.012 (0.018)0.250 (0.313)0.965 (0.063)93
  • Standard errors of the estimates, given in parentheses, are calculated by the standard deviations among 100 replicated simulations.

  • Abbreviations: A, additive; D, dominance; A + D, both.