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Table 6 Main features of the QTL for traits based on joint analysis across two environments

From: An integrated genetic map based on four mapping populations and quantitative trait loci associated with economically important traits in watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)

QTL Flanking marker Position (cM) CI Add effect R2(%)
Brix      
Qbrix2-1 2Bin3-2Bin4 15.9 14.9-18.3 0.83 22.14
Qbrix2-2 2Bin20-2Bin21 73.9 69.9-76.1 0.54 28.87
Qbrix6 6Bin9-6Bin10 35.5 34.5-40.5 0.41 8.28
Qbrix8 8Bin13-8Bin14 24.3 22.3-27.6 0.79 13.71
Fructose      
Qfru2-1 2Bin3-2Bin4 17.9 13.9-18.3 3.30 25.95
Qfru2-2 2Bin20-2Bin21 75.9 71.9-76.1 2.11 24.55
Qfru3 3Bin24-3Bin25 64.7 61.7-65.2 1.12 5.86
Qfru6 6Bin6-6Bin7 23.8 21.8-27.1 2.33 15.93
Qfru8 8Bin13-8Bin14 25.3 22.3-27.3 3.52 14.9
Glucose      
Qglu6 6Bin6-6Bin7 23.8 21.8-27.1 2.51 16.71
Sucrose      
Qsur2-1 2Bin3-2Bin4 15.9 14.9-18.3 0.82 6.39
Qsur2-2 2Bin20-2Bin21 71.9 68.9-76.1 0.76 9.65
Qsur5 5Bin5-5Bin6 19.1 16.1-19.3 0.54 7.97
  1. CI: confidence intervals. Add effect: positive additive effect means parental cultivar 97103 contributed the favorable alleles.