TABLE 2

Optimal number of replications of each genotype in a two-locus experiment with no epistasis, using 20 experimental units

Parameters of interest
GenotypeOptimal proportionsα'sδ's(α and δ)'s
AABBr.1r.20.25n = 50.0625n ≈ 1≈0.0858n ≈ 2
AABbr.1(1 − 2r.2)0n = 00.125n ≈ 3≈0.1213n ≈ 2
AAbbr.1r.20.25n = 50.0625n ≈ 1≈0.0858n ≈ 2
AaBB(1 − 2r.1)r.20n = 00.125n ≈ 3≈0.1213n ≈ 2
AaBb(1 − 2r.1)(1 − 2r.2)0n = 00.25n ≈ 4≈0.1716n ≈ 4
Aabb(1 − 2r.1)r.20n = 00.125n ≈ 3≈0.1213n ≈ 2
aaBBr.1r.20.25n = 50.0625n ≈ 1≈0.0858n ≈ 2
aaBbr.1(1 − 2r.2)0n = 00.125n ≈ 3≈0.1213n ≈ 2
aabbr.1r.20.25n = 50.0625n ≈ 1≈0.0858n ≈ 2