TABLE 4

The MLEs of QTL parameters and their MSEs (in parentheses) for different heritabilities (H 2) and different sampling designs under the two-stage hierarchical design based on 100 repeated simulations

H2Position
(50)
μ3 = 11.5μ2 = 11.3μ1 = 10μ0 = 8.5Embedded Image μ = 100a = 1d1 = 0.8d2 = 0.5
400 × 1
0.249.7211.510211.119510.15038.49216.255910.00121.00600.61530.6522
(14.48)(0.6387)(0.5824)(0.4539)(0.0295)(0.2818)(0.1672)(0.0742)(0.8813)(0.6242)
0.650.1611.431811.229010.10348.49451.20079.96310.97910.77630.6298
(1.84)(0.1452)(0.0953)(0.0952)(0.0049)(0.0153)(0.0396)(0.0158)(0.1736)(0.1305)
40 × 10
0.250.1211.479511.214010.12728.51446.21629.99700.98840.72280.6244
(19.60)(0.5637)(0.6333)(0.5100)(0.0325)(0.3135)(0.1484)(0.0665)(0.9750)(0.6412)
0.650.1011.506211.268910.03148.51181.180110.00900.99810.76080.5214
(1.80)(0.1055)(0.0753)(0.0860)(0.0078)(0.0123)(0.0283)(0.0126)(0.1600)(0.0929)
20 × 20
0.249.9611.518711.146710.16428.49666.171110.00761.00740.63540.6602
(17.92)(0.6004)(0.6230)(0.5761)(0.0304)(0.3425)(0.1535)(0.0720)(0.9028)(0.8259)
0.650.1011.474811.208510.08908.50631.20099.99050.98950.72320.5932
(2.36)(0.1404)(0.0922)(0.1125)(0.0047)(0.0103)(0.0355)(0.0165)(0.2254)(0.1224)
10 × 40
0.249.9011.639811.112110.12188.50096.289310.07041.04630.51860.5745
(16.60)(0.6398)(0.4459)(0.5555)(0.0424)(0.2999)(0.1622)(0.0795)(0.9146)(0.6733)
0.650.0811.514511.287610.04498.50131.193510.00791.00440.77750.5392
(1.92)(0.1119)(0.0688)(0.0957)(0.0055)(0.0128)(0.0288)(0.0133)(0.1531)(0.1034)
  • See Table 3 for explanations of the symbols.