TABLE 2

The genetic effects of the simulated QTL for the five epistatic models used in the simulation study

Nature of epistasisQTL genotype effectVga
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Complementary1.21.2−0.41.21.2−0.4−0.4−0.4−0.40.63
Duplicate0.60.60.60.60.60.60.60.6−1.80.34
Dominant0.40.40.40.40.40.4−1.4−1.40.60.50
Recessive−0.6−0.61.4−0.6−0.61.4−0.4−0.4−0.40.58
Inhibitory0.50.50.50.50.50.5−1.5−1.50.50.61
  • a Vg is the genetic variance explained by the two epistatic QTL.