TABLE 4

Values of the t-test contrasting growth performance between sons inheriting alternative alleles from their sires

ChromosomeMarkerFamilyAlleleGrowthd.f.t valueEW P value
  1INRA1282005237.291690.5101.00
130.831
  2INRA402005647.330661.39560.84
427.558
  2ETH121240260.350860.4211.00
1-7.287
  6BM45282402418.188802.937**0.04
1-33.284
  6BM45282946460.882661.841***0.51
115.123
  7INRA532463125.479360.07971.00
223.350
10BM12372052535.241623.165**0.02
3-20.106
10BM123731313-2.130860.52971.00
4-10.624
16BM64302463356.738633.178**0.02
2-5.382
17BM81252005147.877641.41270.83
425.939
  • ***P < 0.10; **P < 0.01. The t-test was carried out only for markers yielding significant results for the likelihood-ratio statistic test among selected sons. Experimentwise P values (EW P value) were computed using a permutation test.