TABLE 5

The MLEs of QTL parameters and mean square errors (MSE) of the estimates among 100 replicated simulations at different heritability (H2) levels and sample sizes (M) under the one-stage design

H2 = 0.2 Embedded Image H2 = 0.6 Embedded Image
M = 200M = 400M = 200M = 400
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parameter
MLEMSEMLEMSEMLEMSEMLEMSE
τ1 = 3026.0017.0030.0933.0029.6033.0030.894.56
τ2 = 7061.0081.0068.2746.8266.2046.6071.4442.33
μ = 10.09.790.179.700.2510.000.059.940.05
a1 = 1.00.820.030.870.080.890.030.930.03
a2 = 0.51.020.370.420.300.560.050.360.05
Embedded Image 1.411.121.081.160.660.230.740.45
Embedded Image 1.461.421.040.870.940.520.650.39
Embedded Image -0.060.320.550.750.300.490.660.15
Embedded Image 1.492.540.810.650.240.370.710.57
iaa = 0.60.710.040.630.020.560.020.550.01
jad = -0.4-0.010.18-0.270.14-0.330.11-0.290.11
kda = -0.2-0.030.04-0.120.42-0.230.28-0.130.10
ldd = 0.2-0.485.08-0.395.87-0.211.32-0.313.24
Embedded Image 2.200.632.760.220.570.010.610.02
Percentagea10555090
  • a The percentage of the simulations in which a significant QTL at the significance level α= 0.05 is detected.