TABLE 2

Characteristics of the 13 marker intervals on chromosomes 1 and 2

ChromosomeMarker intervalInterval length (cM)Average marker information contentaCorrelation between breed origin coefficients at flanking markers
AdditiveDominanceAverage
11180.610.790.620.70
2100.580.870.780.82
3120.920.750.560.66
4130.950.770.550.66
5400.860.410.180.29
6160.940.680.460.57
21270.900.540.280.41
2430.810.410.120.27
3140.810.730.580.65
440.670.970.940.95
5190.580.680.510.60
6250.790.620.340.48
750.920.890.840.86
  • a Information content was based on the ability to determine breed origin of marker alleles averaged over all F2 progeny, using information from that marker only (Malek et al. 2001a).