Table 1

Description of the four pedigrees
Pedigree Cross F0 males F0 females F1 males F1 females F2
ILL F2 3 Berkshire 17 Duroc 5 44 595
UIUC F2 3 Meishan 7 Yorkshire 3 15 260
ROS F2 (reciprocal) 5 Meishan 6 Large White 2 16 151
5 Large White 5 Meishan 4 14
USDA * overlapping F2 13 35 12 27 97
13 55 10 53 376
12 66 8 62 547

*The USDA pedigree was derived from a population composed of ¼ Duroc, ¼ Large White, ¼ maternal Landrace and ¼ high growth Landrace.

Tortereau et al.

Tortereau et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:586   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-586

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