TABLE 3

Features of marginal posterior distributions of the major gene effects and variance ratios

TraitsMSDHPD95%MCSEB-inEmbedded Image
ES
    a0.200.020.17, 0.240.0011501.00
    d0.280.030.23, 0.330.0012001.00
    q0.320.070.19, 0.450.001501.00
    Rpolyg0.050.030.01, 0.110.0028001.02
    Rga0.130.080.00, 0.280.002501.02
    Rg0.470.100.29, 0.660.001501.01
FS
    a0.170.050.08, 0.270.0023751.04
    d0.210.060.09, 0.340.0023001.02
    q0.310.110.11, 0.520.0046001.03
    Rpolyg0.080.060.01, 0.190.00215001.05
    Rga0.090.090.00, 0.250.002751.05
    Rg0.270.100.07, 0.460.0022501.01
PS
    a0.160.060.04, 0.280.0027001.04
    d0.260.070.11, 0.410.00317501.11
    q0.200.100.02, 0.400.0044001.03
    Rpolyg0.070.040.01, 0.140.00216501.02
    Rga0.030.030.00, 0.100.001501.02
    Rg0.180.110.01, 0.380.0044001.01
  • Mean (M), standard deviation (SD), and highest posterior density region at 95% (HPD95%) of the marginal posterior distributions. ES, embryo survival; FS, fetal survival; PS, prenatal survival; a, additive effect; d, dominant effect; q, frequency of unfavorable allele; Rpolyg, polygenic variance ratio (Vpolyg/VTOTAL); Rga, additive major gene variance ratio (Vga/VTOTAL); Rg, total major gene variance ratio (Vga + Vgd/VTOTAL); MCSE, Monte Carlo standard error; B-in, burn-in of Raftery and Lewis test; Embedded Image , scale factor of the Gelman and Rubin test.