Table 4 Descriptive statistics of predicted starch, protein, and oil content in teosinte NILs, and results for the joint-linkage QTL analysis for each trait
TraitnMean, %Range, %Difference, %H2QTLMarker (Chromosome)R2, %
Starch85771.4166.42–75.178.850.702t251; PZA01962.12 (3)18.0
t643; PZA03057.3 (9)
Protein85710.777.32–15.207.870.763t50; PZA02070.1 (1)23.1
t254; PHM1675.29 (3)
t437; PZA03172.3 (5)
Oil8583.892.77–5.552.780.946t53; PZA02135.2 (1)45.0
t149; PZA01993.7 (2)
t254; PHM1675.29 (3)
t408; PZA01779.1 (5)
t476; PZA03461.1 (6)
t604; PZA00951.1 (8)