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Pros and cons of single point QTL mapping


•Is the most simple method, can be performed by most statistical software programs
•Does not require a complete genetic linkage map


•The further away from a marker the QTL is, the less likely it is to be detected (due to the chance of recombination between the marker and QTL); thus, QTL effects may be underestimated (this can be somewhat mitigated by having testing more markers)
•Is less precise about the location of the QTL