TABLE 5

Response to selection on mean of half-sib progeny (Embedded Image) in AmAm) and AvAv) for different values of rA, different numbers of progeny/sire, and different selected proportions comparing predictions (MR) [as prediction errors (predicted minus observed)] with observed responses obtained from Monte Carlo simulation (MC)

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Selected proportion (%)Selected proportion (%)
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−0.510MC0.5170.7590.976−0.099−0.134−0.160
MR0.0050.0210.044−0.001−0.005−0.012
100MC0.7241.0711.386−0.146−0.215−0.275
MR0.0030.0060.011−0.001−0.001−0.003
010MC0.5130.7520.9680.0090.0250.045
MR0.0000.0040.0090.0000.0000.001
100MC0.7231.0681.3790.0020.0050.009
MR0.000−0.002−0.0020.0000.0000.000
0.510MC0.5120.7490.9630.1110.1710.227
MR−0.006−0.015−0.026−0.002−0.003−0.003
100MC0.7211.0611.3680.1490.2200.286
MR−0.002−0.005−0.0100.000−0.001−0.002
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