TABLE 2

The continuous-time limit predictions of linkage disequilibrium ϒ under a modified Wright–Fisher population model

Timescale
CoalescenceRecombinationLimit process
α > 1β > 1Embedded Image
β = 1Embedded Image
β < 10
α = 1β > 1ϒ3(ϕ, ω)
β = 1ϒ2(η, ϕ, ω)
β < 10
α < 1β > 1ϒ(ω)
β = 1ϒ(ω)
0 < α < β < 1ϒ(ω)
0 < α = β < 1ϒ1(η, ϕ, ω)
0 < β < α < 10
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