TABLE 4

Means and standard errors (in parentheses) of the MLEs of genetic parameters

Disequilibrium Embedded Image
ParameterWeak (0.02)Strong (0.20)
Linkage (θ) Tight (0.02)Embedded Image 0.5008 (0.0017)0.5011 (0.0016)
Embedded Image 0.5053 (0.0128)0.5077 (0.0134)
θ0.0195 (0.0026)0.0208 (0.0031)
Embedded Image 0.0094 (0.0028)0.1920 (0.0051)
μ = 00.0081 (0.0074)0.0059 (0.0046)
α = 11.0086 (0.0298)1.0021 (0.0137)
δ = 10.9656 (0.0345)1.0083 (0.0287)
σ2 = 10.9394 (0.0347)1.0294 (0.0210)
Power0.590.99
Loose (0.02)Embedded Image 0.5009 (0.0018)0.5089 (0.0041)
Embedded Image 0.5095 (0.0210)0.5120 (0.0239)
θ0.2023 (0.0211)0.2035 (0.0127)
Embedded Image 0.0090 (0.0014)0.1934 (0.0157)
μ = 00.0090 (0.0085)0.0099 (0.0082)
α = 11.0354 (0.0438)1.0125 (0.0313)
δ = 11.0387 (0.0498)1.0347 (0.0432)
σ2 = 10.9135 (0.0459)0.9782 (0.0291)
Power0.410.84
  • The power is expressed as the probability for detecting a QTL with significant additive or dominant effects among 100 simulation replicates (the sampling strategy used is 32 × 32).