TABLE 1

Conditional probabilities of maternal QTL genotypes given maternal marker genotypes in a backcross design

Marker genotypeQq(t)qq(t)
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  • r1 and r2 are the recombination fractions between the QTL and marker ℳη and ℳη+1, respectively, and r is the recombination fraction between the two markers.