TABLE 5

Comparisons of predicted and estimated biases in estimated QTL effects and variances from our own F2 simulation experiments at sample size 100

Variance explainedAdditive effect
Simulated conditionsaSimulatedObservedPredictedbSimulatedObservedPredictedcAverage estimated location
10-30-1003.0015.2916.05372.455.485.641010.29
10-63-1006.2516.9316.59843.555.765.732810.34
10-95-1009.5017.7517.38834.365.895.846610.05
40-30-1000.7514.6215.62701.225.365.543610.12
40-63-1001.5615.0115.79831.775.425.599910.39
40-95-1002.4015.5015.96942.185.515.623610.10
  • a Numerical values denote the number of QTL-heritability-number of progeny.

  • b Using Equation 17.

  • c Using Equation 8.