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Table 2 Summary of significant loci-trait associations identified by GWAS and QTL identified by linkage mapping

From: Integrated genomics-based mapping reveals the genetics underlying maize flavonoid biosynthesis

  AMPE1* AMPE2 BBE1 BBE2 ZYE1 ZYE2
Number of traitsa 23/28 18/27 22/23 22/22 23/25 23/24
Number of locib 51 28 51 55 64 59
Average loci per traitc 2.2 ± 1.7 1.6 ± 0.8 2.3 ± 1.1 2.5 ± 1.2 2.8 ± 1.0 2.6 ± 1.3
  1. *AMPE1 and AMPE2 represent the two experiments conducted on the association panel; BBE1, BBE2 and ZYE1, ZYE2 represent the two experiments conducted on both BB and ZY populations; BB, linkage population B73/By804 RIL; ZY, linkage populationZong3/Yu87-1 RIL
  2. aNumber of traits having significantly associated loci or QTL (before slash), number of total detected traits (after slash)
  3. bNumber of significant loci detected in each experiment on the association panel (P ≤ 1.8 × 10−6, MLM) and QTL detected in each RIL population (LOD ≥ 2.5)
  4. cAverage number of significant loci (or QTL) detected per trait ± s.d