Table 5

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

QTL effect


α1

0.5 σ

1 σ

1.5 σ

2 σ

4 σ


Power2 (%)

0.05

10.5

41.8

81.0

97.4

100


0.01

2.9

19.5

58.1

89.8

100


RMSE3 (cM)

-

17.0

13.6

10.3

8.0

4.4


0.05

15.6

11.9

9.8

7.8

4.4


0.01

15.4

10.9

9.1

7.6

4.4


Proportion4 (%)

-

56.6

37.9

24.6

13.6

2.4


0.05

37.1

28.8

22.2

13.2

2.4


0.01

31.0

24.6

20.3

12.9

2.4


1Significance level for the LRT.

2Power of the QTL detection for significance level α.

3RMSE of the estimated QTL location in a population of 100 progeny with a true QTL located at 0.1 M.

4Proportion of QTL located at a marker location (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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