TABLE 2

Details of the simulations

No. of generations since mutation occurred:10, 50, 100, 200, or 1030
Selective advantage of mutation:0
Effective size of population:Ne = 50, 100, 200, 1000
No. of markers:10
No. of alleles per marker (initial frequency of marker alleles):2 (0.5)
Distance between adjacent markers:1, 0.5 or 0.25 cM
Frequency of QTL
In generation 0:1/2Ne
In last generation:>0 or >0.1
Position of QTL:In the middle between markers 5 and 6
Additive effect of one positive QTL allele:1
Dominance effect of QTL allele:0
Residual standard deviation:1
Records measured on (no. of individuals):100 or 500
No. of replicates used to estimate Hp:100,000
  • The default simulation is underlined.