Table 2 Overlapping QTL regions among different measures of stem diameter
a) BD, MD and RD
Chr.BDMDRDStart (Mb)End (Mb)
3qBD3.1qMD12_3.1aqRD12_3.1a61.563.4
6qBD6.2qMD6.2qRD6.256.657.9
8qBD8.1qMD8.1qRD8.151.852.8
b) BD and MD
Chr.BDMDStart (Mb)End (Mb)
1qBD1.1qMD1.150.053.7
1qBD1.1qMD1.257.259.4
4qBD12_4.1aqMD12_4.1a4.36.9
7qBD7.1qMD7.158.459.5
c) BD and RD
Chr.BDRDStart (Mb)End (Mb)
1qBD1.1qRD1.17.18.1
6qBD6.1qRD6.139.647.2
d) MD and RD
Chr.MDRDStart (Mb)End (Mb)
1qMD11_1.1aqRD1.266.768.2
  • BD basal stem diameter, MD middle stem diameter, RD rachis diameter.

  • a QTL based on single year values (qMD12 indicate data from 2012).