TABLE 2

Influence of number of sites and number of loci on parameter estimates

Loci
1
[100]
2
[50]
5
[20]
10
[10]
bpΘγΘγΘγΘγ
Means
5000.01021.130.00881.060.00970.990.01080.97
1,0000.00981.050.01041.100.01041.160.01000.77
2,0000.01070.990.00981.020.01041.000.01000.83
5,0000.01030.960.01030.900.01040.870.01070.89
10,0000.01020.880.01030.890.01000.820.01090.83
Standard deviations
5000.00110.170.0130.190.00230.250.00360.34
1,0000.00100.130.00150.200.00240.280.00340.26
2,0000.00110.130.00140.180.00240.250.00340.29
5,0000.00110.120.00150.150.00240.210.00360.31
10,0000.00110.110.00150.140.00230.190.00370.29
  • A total of 25 individuals were sampled for each population. For each mean a total of 100 loci were examined. The numbers of replicates are in brackets. The true values are Θ = 0.01 and γ = 1.0. The values shown are for population 1; those for population 2 are similar.