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Table 6 Power, RMSE of the QTL location and proportion of estimated QTL locations at marker locations according to the true QTL location under H1

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

   QTL location (M)
  α 1 0 0.05 0.1 0.15 0.2
Power2 (%) 0.05 96.1 92.3 87.2 82.0 81.2
  0.01 87.4 80.1 69.7 61.9 60.2
RMSE3 (cM) - 7.5 7.6 9.5 10.7 11.2
  0.05 7.2 7.2 9.0 10.1 10.7
  0.01 7.0 7.0 8.6 9.7 10.3
Proportion4 (%) - 51.5 38.6 26.6 19.0 16.2
  0.05 51.3 37.8 24.8 15.8 13.6
  0.01 50.9 37.2 24.3 13.8 11.2
  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 300 progeny with a true QTL located at 0.1 M on a 0.4 M linkage group.
  4. 4Proportion of QTL located at a marker location (2 markers located at 0 M and 0.4 M).