TABLE 11

The three orthogonal contrast scales (W's) for the backcross population

GenotypeAABBAABbAaBBAaBb
GG22G21G12G11
P¼¼¼¼
W1½½−½−½
W2½−½½−½
W3¼−¼−¼¼
  • G's and P's denote the genotypic values and expected genotypic frequencies for the four genotypes of two unlinked genes, A and B.