TABLE 6

The MLEs of the QTL position and effect parameters between a maternal QTL and an offspring QTL with weak main effect and strong interaction effects based on 100 simulation replicates

R2nPositions (16, 48)μ = 4a(t) = 0.3a(t + 1) = 0.3d(t + 1) = 0.2iaa = 0.5iad = 0.3σ2ε
0.1400(14.72, 47.40)
 (6.0154, 6.5441)3.9745
 (0.4028)0.2627
 (0.3361)0.2603
 (0.3970)0.2596
 (0.7584)0.4362
 (0.3782)0.3659
 (0.6447)2.4511
 (0.2837)
0.4400(15.92, 47.76)
 (3.5505, 4.0201)3.9824
 (0.1545)0.2252
 (0.1665)0.2808
 (0.1611)0.2307
 (0.2848)0.4200
 (0.1702)0.4235
 (0.2839)0.4173
 (0.0470)
R2nPositions (8, 16)μ = 4a(t) = 0.3a(t + 1) = 0.3d(t + 1) = 0.2iaa = 0.5iad = 0.3σ2ε
0.1400(7.32, 11.32)
 (8.3264, 9.5273)4.4601
 (0.6416)0.1718
 (0.4636)0.5070
 (0.5498)−0.5781
 (1.1378)0.1085
 (0.6158)0.4049
 (0.7679)2.4517
 (0.2986)
0.4400(5.16, 9.16)
 (5.3408, 8.2003)4.2395
 (0.3089)0.0757
 (0.3053)0.5212
 (0.3047)−0.0455
 (0.3936)0.2536
 (0.3187)0.5164
 (0.3845)0.4235
 (0.0475)
  • The square roots of the mean squared errors of the MLEs are given in parentheses. The locations of the two QTL are described by the map distances (in centimorgans) from the first marker of the linkage group (80 cM long). The hypothesized σ2ε value is 2.6125 for R = 0.1 and 0.4354 for R = 0.4.