Table 4

Power, RMSE of the QTL location and proportion of estimated QTL locations at marker locations according to the marker density under H1

Number of markers1


α2

2

3

5

7

11


Power3 (%)

0.05

62.2

91.6

94.4

96.5

97.5

0.01

37.2

79.0

85.2

88.9

91.8


RMSE4 (cM)

-

16.6

10.5

8.8

7.4

5.7

0.05

14.9

10.1

8.4

7.2

5.6

0.01

14.1

9.7

8.0

6.9

5.2


Proportion5 (%)

-

19.0

15.4

12.5

11.8

35.0

0.05

13.0

14.6

11.5

11.5

34.5

0.01

10.8

13.7

10.7

10.5

34.0


1The markers were evenly located in a linkage group of 0.6 M.

2Significance level for the LRT.

3Power of the QTL detection at significance level α in a population of 300 progeny.

4RMSE of the estimated QTL location, the true QTL being located at 0.07 M on a 0.6 M linkage group.

5Proportion of QTL located at a marker location.

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

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