Table 4 Mating behavior and sex pheromone QTL
TraitFemale CrossedChr.Position in cM (Range)LODSNP MarkerQTL Effect (Mean ± SE)Phenotypic Variance Explained (%)
CenterAllN. giraultiN. oneida
Cross directionN. oneida474 (44–108)3.28C4M13C4M8a0.66 ± 0.040.87 ± 0.046.1
C4M9a
C4M10a
C4M11
C4M12a
C4M13
Copulation successN. giraulti14 (0–102.2)2.67C1M2C1M1-C1M22 (the whole chromosome)0.65 ± 0.040.84 ± 0.044.86.7
317.9 (0–143.7)1.29C3M6C3M1-C3M18 (the whole chromosome)0.80 ± 0.040.68 ± 0.042.3
Pheromone quantityN. oneida447 (40–108)3.58C4M8C4M716.49 ± 1.915.90 ± 1.756.210.2
C4M8a
C4M9a
C4M10a
C4M11
C4M12a
C4M13
528 (0–48)2.24C5M6C5M114.53 ± 1.836.73 ± 1.893.8
C5M2a
C5M3
C5M4a
C5M5a
C5M6
N. giraulti112 (0–28)3.30C1M3C1M1a6.64 ± 1.8117.58 ± 1.895.514.9
C1M2
C1M3
C1M4a
C1M5
100.1 (82.2–102.2)2.82C1M21C1M17a7.41 ± 1.8417.46 ± 1.864.7
C1M18a
C1M19a
C1M20
C1M21
C1M22
457.7 (0–146.8)1.27C4M10C4M1-C4M15 (the whole chromosome)16.47 ± 2.008.29 ± 1.772.1
  • Significant QTL with positions, effect and explained genetic variance were identified with multiple-QTL regression models.

  • a SNP markers corresponding to candidate genes listed in Table S1.