Table 1

Perennial ryegrass QTLs classified by trait class
Trait class Trait sub-class Number of QTL
LG1 LG2 LG3 LG4 LG5 LG6 LG7 Total
Morphological Plant mass 5 8 10 8 5 2 6 44
Plant height/type 4 3 3 4 1 0 5 20
Leaf/pseudostem 13 7 17 15 3 5 8 68
Panicle/flower 5 11 7 13 4 3 3 46
Root 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 6
Seed 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 5
Physiological Heading date 1 4 4 8 2 3 9 31
Growth 6 4 9 7 5 6 3 40
Fertility 3 2 0 1 0 0 3 9
Protein content 3 8 3 3 2 0 1 20
Carbohydrate content 6 3 3 1 2 7 3 25
Fibre content 14 9 6 0 5 10 16 60
Alkaloid 8 3 0 10 2 0 4 27
Other/unknown content 16 13 2 11 0 0 8 50
Digestibility 0 0 3 1 0 0 2 6
Other 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Resistance-Tolerance Hydrate/dehydrate stress 8 0 8 2 5 4 0 27
Cold stress 2 3 5 6 10 0 0 26
Crown rust resistance 4 5 4 4 3 2 5 27
Stem rust resistance 3 0 0 0 0 2 4 9
Grey leaf spot resistance 0 1 3 1 0 2 0 7
Powdery mildew resistance 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
Wiltiness 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Total 106 86 90 100 49 46 83 560

Shinozuka et al.

Shinozuka et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:101   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-101

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