TABLE 7

Variance of ln RV with one recently expanded population

Θ = 3Θ = 6Θ = 30
No expansion1.561.581.97
t = 0.1, f = 100.970.951.36*
t = 0.1, f = 1001.161.061.24*
t = 0.01, f = 101.331.291.95
t = 0.01, f = 1000.910.911.34
  • A total of 10,000 microsatellite loci were simulated for two populations. t, time (in 2Ne) since the expansion; f, factor by which the population expanded. Significant deviations from normal distribution: *P < 0.05, Kolmogorov-Smirnov test.