African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12278

Full Length Research Paper

Quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping for 100-kernel weight of maize (Zea mays L.) under different nitrogen regimes

Xiao-Hong Liu1, Zu-Ping Zheng2*, Zhen-Bo Tan3, Zhong Li2 and Chuan He2  
  1Key Laboratory of Southwest China Wildlife Resources Conservation (Ministry of Education), College of Life Sciences, China West Normal University, Nanchong City, People’s Republic of China. 2Nanchong Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Nanchong City, People’s Republic of China. 3Beijing IPE Bio-technology Co., Ltd, Beijing City, People’s Republic of China.  
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 18 November 2010
  •  Published: 06 December 2010

Abstract

Quantitative trait locus (QTL) mapping for 100-kernel weight of maize (Zea mays L.) under different nitrogen regimes

Abbreviation

Abbreviations: KW, 100-kernel weight; CIM, composite interval mapping; CV,coefficient of variation; HNR, high nitrogen regime; LNR, low nitrogen regime; LOD,log10 of odds ratio; MAS, marker-assisted selection; QTL, quantitative trait locus;R2, percentage of phenotypic variance explained by QTL; RIL, recombinant inbred line.