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Table 5 Power, RMSE of the QTL location and proportion of estimated QTL locations at marker locations according to the QTL effect under H1

From: Statistical properties of interval mapping methods on quantitative trait loci location: impact on QTL/eQTL analyses

   QTL effect
  α 1 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
  1. 1Significance level for the LRT.
  2. 2Power of the QTL detection for significance level α.
  3. 3RMSE of the estimated QTL location in a population of 100 progeny with a true QTL located at 0.1 M.
  4. 4Proportion of QTL located at a marker location (3 markers at 0 M, 0.2 M and 0.4 M).