TABLE 1

Simulation of seven-QTL model: true locations, main effects, and epistatic effects of seven simulated QTL

Chromosome:1122334
QTL:1234567
True location (cM):25452555255515
Main effect:a1 = –0.70 (0.054)a2 = 0.90 (0.089)a3 = 0.00a4 = 0.00a5 = 0.00a6 = –0.90 (0.089)a7 = –0.90 (0.089)
Nonzero epistasis:b12 = 1.70 (0.079)b12 = 1.70 (0.079)b34 = 1.70 (0.079)b34 = 1.70 (0.079)b56 = –1.7 (0.079)b56 = –1.7 (0.079)

Heritability explained by each nonzero effect is given in parentheses.