Table 5 Comparing number of QTL and additive allelic effects of maize (NAM) and teosinte alleles for kernel composition traits
TraitNAM PopulationTeosinte NILs
QTLAllelic EffectsAllelic Effects
Minimum, %Maximum, %QTLMinimum, %Maximum, %
Starch21−0.620.652−2.560.82
Protein26−0.380.343−0.772.21
Oil22−0.120.216−0.330.61