TABLE 3

The MLEs of genotypic curve parameters at the four assumed QTL and sampling errors (in parentheses) of the estimates by composite functional mapping under the optimal order of the Legendre polynomial (4) and the optimal number of cofactors (five)

Q rQ rQ rq rqrqr
QTLa2b2r2a1b1r1a0b0r0
1
    True41.323.120.8638.523.050.9343.044.651.12
    MLE39.824.310.8338.484.150.8942.335.781.34
(1.03)(0.69)(0.05)(0.92)(0.28)(0.08)(0.98)(0.43)(0.02)
2
    True41.503.861.0040.993.701.1742.964.841.40
    MLE38.756.020.7940.744.031.0044.255.151.39
(0.69)(1.15)(0.04)(0.56)(0.51)(0.06)(0.62)(0.25)(0.05)
3
    True38.323.191.0537.863.480.9942.824.671.49
    MLE38.113.440.7937.134.290.8240.664.84(0.04)
(0.97)(0.35)(0.05)(0.65)(0.97)(0.09)(0.94)(0.35)(0.04)
4
    True42.633.421.4541.434.171.2038.773.780.70
    MLE42.743.251.1640.303.690.9536.114.580.75
(0.49)(0.46)(0.08)(1.00)(0.60)(0.11)(0.680)(0.88)(0.06)