The effect of exponential population growth (rate λ) on genealogical correlations for a sample of n = 50 chromosomes (from 106 coalescent simulations)

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  • The per generation recombination rate is adjusted such that the average number of recombination events in the history of the genealogy R is constant. The last column indicates the average value of r2 between mutations for which the rare allele at both loci has a frequency of at least 0.1.