Table 2

Characteristics of the Quantitative Trait Loci (QTLs) detected for fruit weight

QTL name

Apple linkage group

Marker used as co-factor for MQM analysis

LOD

Phenotypic variation explained by single QTL

Interaction with other QTL (epistasis)

Global phenotypic variation explained


'Royal Gala'


Fruit weight_2009

8

GD_SNP00293

3.37

3.0%

-


Fruit weight_2010

15

GD_SNP01850

4.77

3.7%

n.s.

7.1%


12

GD_SNP00714

4.65

3.6%

n.s.


Fruit weight_Hawke's Bay

6

GD_SNP00166

3.30

2.8%

GD_SNP00004

12.3%


11

GD_SNP00004

6.35

5.2%

GD_SNP00166


15

GD_SNP01347

4.12

3.1%

n.s.


Fruit weight

5

GD_SNP00231

6.03

4.4%

n.s.

18.2%


8

GD_SNP01169

7.21

6.2%

n.s.


11

GD_SNP00004

7.64

6.1%

n.s.


15

MdARF106

5.43

3.9%

n.s.


'Braeburn'


Fruit weight_2010

15

GD_SNP01813

4.87

5.9%

-


Fruit weight_Hawke's Bay

16

GD_SNP02087

6.88

6.5%

-


Fruit weight

15

GD_SNP01534

9.40

6.9%

n.s.

14.3%


16

LG16_3662305

10.98

8.4%

n.s.


'Starkrimson'


Fruit weight_2008

8

CH02g09_SG

3.52

24.0%

n.s.

24%


15

MdARF106_SG

3.99

20.9%

n.s.


Fruit weight

8

CH02g09_SG

7.91

27.3%

n.s.


15

MdARF106_SG

5.45

26.3%

n.s.


'Granny Smith'


Fruit weight

8

CH05a02y_G

5.75

16.9%

MdARF106_SG*

MdLD_G

53.9%


15

MdCLV1c_SG

5.23

23.3%

CH05a02y_G*

MdLD_G


17

MdLD_G

5.5

15.8%

MdARF106_SG*

CH05a02y_G


Devoghalaere et al. BMC Plant Biology 2012 12:7   doi:10.1186/1471-2229-12-7

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