TABLE 1

Conditional probabilities of endosperm QTL genotypes, conditional upon diploid marker genotypes for Embedded Image and Embedded Image in a backcross design

Endosperm (generation t + 1)
Backcross
(generation t)
Marker
genotype:
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Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image
Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image
Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image
Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image Embedded Image
  • Marker genotypes of the backcross Embedded Image , Embedded Image , Embedded Image , Embedded Image . r1, r2 and r are the recombination fractions between marker Embedded Image and the QTL, between the QTL and marker Embedded Image , and between the two flanking markers.