Table 1 QTL affecting stem diameter and water content traits using overall BLUP values in BTx623 x IS3620c RILs
TraitQTL nameChr.Peak (cM)LODAdditive Effect aR2 (%)Start (Mb)bEnd (Mb)b
BDqBD1.1167.03.540.823.011.959.4
qBD3.13113.84.83−0.764.1461.463.4
qBD6.1632.05.970.855.1539.647.2
qBD6.2693.08.18−1.007.1656.659.3
qBD7.1797.04.41−0.723.7758.460.1
qBD8.1883.06.79−0.925.8851.852.8
MDqMD1.1196.53.850.423.4350.053.7
qMD1.21124.95.25−0.484.6757.259.4
qMD6.1651.02.76−0.352.4448.550.6
qMD6.2682.02.54−0.312.2755.559.3
qMD7.1787.08.760.608.0757.759.5
qMD8.1883.35.61−0.485.0151.852.8
RDqRD1.1125.73.97−0.364.037.18.1
qRD1.21160.57.57−0.367.0266.768.2
qRD6.164.03.120.263.240.047.2
qRD6.2669.03.78−0.263.8251.757.9
qRD8.1884.02.77−0.243.0950.254.4
SWCqSWC6.1659.020.24−0.012720.8651.152.7
  • BD basal stem diameter, MD middle stem diameter, RD rachis diameter, SWC stem water content.

  • a Additive effects calculated as IS3620c – BTx623.

  • b Based on DNA marker locations flanking 1-LOD intervals in the published genome sequence (Paterson et al. 2009).