TABLE 5

Means and standard errors (in parentheses) of the MLEs of the genetic parameters for different effects of the QTL from 100 simulation replicates

Gene actionAdditive (α)Dominant (δ)Genetic parameter
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Additive100.5015 (−0.0035)0.5126 (−0.0234)0.1082 (−0.0091)0.1082 (−0.0098)0.0089 (−0.0075)1.0376 (−0.0195)0.0092 (−0.0026)1.0892 (−0.0451)0.82
Partially dominant10.50.5009 (−0.0028)0.5103 (−0.021)0.1076 (−0.0093)0.1047 (−0.0081)0.0071 (−0.0042)1.0202 (−0.0103)0.4871 (−0.0125)1.07 (−0.0342)0.86
Dominant110.5013 (−0.0023)0.5092 (−0.0123)0.103 (−0.0087)0.1029 (−0.0076)0.0064 (−0.0039)1.0156 (−0.0089)1.0787 (−0.0193)1.0679 (−0.0311)0.91
Overdominant120.5008 (−0.0022)0.5089 (−0.0118)0.1023 (−0.0085)0.1036 (−0.0083)0.0052 (−0.0021)1.0081 (−0.0056)2.1982 (−0.0677)1.0569 (−0.029)0.98
  • The power is indicated as the probability for detecting a significant linkage disequilibrium between the marker and QTL. The sampling strategy used is 32 × 32.