Table 2 Additive QTL effects for three quantitative traits in the four maize lines B73, B97, CML254, and Ki14 estimated from Coles et al. (2010): growing degree-days to anthesis (GDDTA), growing degree-days to silking (GDDTS), and plant height
Additive effect alB73B97CML254Ki14
GDDTA (GDD):
 4.73++
 3.85+
 4.43+
 11.13++
GDDTS (GDD):
 6.33++
 6.20+
 4.68+++
 5.68++
Plant height (cm):
 1.10++
 1.25++
 1.73+++
 2.10++