TABLE 4

ANOVA for QTL × QTL epistasis of fruit production in the Rhode Island spring cohort

EffectMS IIIF valueP valuea
mi208 4.445.760.020
g4564a 6.938.970.004
mi219 1.431.850.179
mi61 0.590.760.387
h2a1 2.753.570.064
g2368 0.340.440.511
PatT80 0.140.190.667
mi208 × pAtT800.991.280.263
g4564a × pAtT800.150.190.665
mi219 × pAtT800.280.370.548
mi61 × pAtT805.497.11 0.009
h2a1 × pAtT804.205.45 0.023
g2368 × pAtT800.390.500.482
mi208 × g4564a0.781.010.320
mi208 × mi2190.871.130.292
mi208 × mi610.220.280.597
mi208 × h2a10.370.480.490
mi208 × g23680.991.290.261
g4564a × mi2190.010.010.919
g4564a × mi610.080.100.751
g4564a × h2a12.673.460.068
g4564a × g23683.033.93 0.052
mi219 × mi610.160.210.650
mi219 × h2a10.290.390.536
mi219 × g23680.600.780.381
mi61 × h2a14.886.32 0.015
mi61 × g23681.732.250.139
h2a1 × g23681.882.430.124
Error0.77
  • a Significant two-way interactions (underlined) demonstrate the presence of epistasis between loci. d.f. = 1, 58 for each effect in the table.