What proportion of declared QTL in plants are false?

@article{Bernardo2004WhatPO,
  title={What proportion of declared QTL in plants are false?},
  author={Rex Bernardo},
  journal={Theoretical and Applied Genetics},
  year={2004},
  volume={109},
  pages={419-424}
}
The false discovery rate (FDR) is the probability that a quantitative trait locus (QTL) is false, given that a QTL has been declared. A misconception in QTL mapping is that the FDR is equal to the comparison-wise significance level, α C. The objective of this simulation study was to determine the FDR in an F2 mapping population, given different numbers of QTL, population sizes, and trait heritabilities. Markers linked to QTL were detected by multiple regression of phenotype on marker genotype… CONTINUE READING
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