TABLE 2

Accuracy of predicting genotypic values using the MLR mixed model

Gene actionNkEmbedded ImageAccuracy
Additive1000100320.95
Nonadditive1000102080.0
Nonadditive1000257480.18
Nonadditive1000507600.0
Nonadditive10001003280.0
Nonadditive500010034000.0
  • N is the sample size, k is the number of loci fitted in the model, including the QTL, and Embedded Image is the ratio between the environmental variance and that “due to” linear regression.