TABLE 2

The MLEs of the QTL positions, sampling errors (in parentheses) of the MLEs, and power to detect significant QTL by traditional functional mapping (FM) and composite functional mapping (CFM) under the optimal order of the Legendre polynomial (4) and the optimal number of cofactors (five)

QTL
Model1234
True position153662104
FM
    MLE33.28101.15
(3.12)(15.78)
    95% power10081
CFM
    MLE15.1034.9767.89103.78
(3.38)(4.43)(4.86)(5.41)
    95% power83869196