TABLE 1

Mean and standard deviation (SD) of FST from 1000 simulations at various levels of FST for different numbers of sampling localities

MLPLIL
FSTKMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
0.0120.00014 (−98.6)0.00070.00008 (−99.2)0.00060.00691 (−30.9)0.0051
50.00421 (−57.9)0.00260.00415 (−58.5)0.00260.00952 (−4.8)0.0031
100.00690 (−31.0)0.00210.00686 (−31.4)0.00210.00962 (−3.8)0.0022
150.00802 (−19.8)0.00170.00799 (−20.1)0.00170.00984 (−1.6)0.0018
0.0520.0154 (−69.2)0.00820.0134 (−73.2)0.00930.0356 (−28.7)0.0105
50.0368 (−26.5)0.00610.0365 (−27.0)0.00610.0461 (−7.9)0.0066
100.0434 (−13.3)0.00450.0432 (−13.5)0.00450.0481 (−3.7)0.0046
150.0457 (−8.5)0.00370.0457 (−8.7)0.00370.0489 (−2.1)0.0038
0.120.0431 (−56.9)0.01400.0408 (−59.2)0.01350.0704 (−29.6)0.0162
50.0784 (−21.6)0.01010.0779 (−22.1)0.01010.0902 (−9.8)0.0104
100.0887 (−11.3)0.00720.0885 (−11.5)0.00720.0946 (−5.4)0.0073
150.0929 (−7.1)0.00600.0927 (−7.3)0.00600.0968 (−3.2)0.0061
0.420.260 (−35.1)0.5150.231 (−43.2)0.4750.313 (−21.6)0.467
50.352 (−12.1)0.2720.341 (−14.7)0.2710.367 (−8.3)0.264
100.378 (−5.5)0.1880.373 (−6.8)0.1890.383 (−4.3)0.185
150.385 (−3.8)0.1500.382 (−4.6)0.1510.388 (−3.1)0.148
  • The bias (percentage) is shown in parentheses. The sample size is N = 50, and the number of loci and alleles are L = 10 and J = 5, respectively. The mean allele frequencies are fixed at Embedded Image.