TABLE 6

Difference in power to detect the linkage disequilibrium between a marker and QTL using the existing (top) and our (bottom) approaches

Disequilibrium Embedded Image
Linkage (θ)Weak (0.02)Strong (0.20)
Tight (0.02)0.200.95
0.640.99
Loose (0.20)0.120.78
0.530.84
  • The values of the other genetic parameters are hypothesized as Embedded Image , Embedded Image , θ = 0.10, μ = 0, α = 1, δ = 1, and σ2 = 1.