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Table 6 Fiber QTLs identified by TASSEL and their effects

From: Quantitative trait loci analysis of fiber quality traits using a random-mated recombinant inbred population in Upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.)

  Total ELO MIC SFC STR UHM UI
#Associated marker loci 157* 48 43 26 26 41 38
#QTL** 131 25 24 19 20 20 23
Combined total QTL effects   82.8% 70.6% 62.3% 64.5% 69.4% 76.5%
#chromosomes   17 16 15 14 14 17
Positive QTL effect No. 11 13 9 10 10 10
R2% mean 3.40% 2.96% 3.15% 2.44% 3.06% 3.34%
R2% range 1.90%--5.73% 1.44%--3.77% 1.87%--5.21% 1.60%--4.20% 1.94%--4.15% 1.82%--4.54%
R2% total 37.4% 38.5% 28.3% 24.4% 30.6% 33.4%
Negative QTL effect No. 14 11 10 10 10 13
  R2% mean 3.24% 2.92% 3.39% 4.00% 3.88% 3.32%
  R2% range 1.86%--6.20% 1.37%--4.68% 1.15%--5.51% 2.18%--14.89% 2.44%--6.31% 1.88%--7.28%
  R2% total 45.4% 32.1% 33.9% 40.0% 38.8% 43.2%
  1. *some marker loci associated to more than one trait.
  2. **marker loci mapped within 5 cM interval were considered as one QTL.