Table 1

Proportion of estimated QTL locations at marker locations according to the population size under H0

Number of individuals (s × d × p)1


60 (3 × 1 × 20)

100 (5 × 1 × 20)

300 (5 × 2 × 30)

400 (5 × 2 × 40)

800 (5 × 4 × 40)


Proportion2 (%)

64.2

63.8

65.3

67.1

66.0


1The population structure was a mixture of full and half sib families for given numbers of sires (s), dams per sire (d), and progeny per dam (p).

2Proportion of QTL located at a marker position (3 markers at 0 M, 0.2 M and 0.4 M).

Wang et al. BMC Genetics 2012 13:29   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-13-29

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