TABLE 3

Average (over 100 replicates) of posterior mean estimates of residual variance (σ2) and of the correlation between the true and the estimated value for several items (phenotypes, y; true genomic value, Wam; fitted genomic value, Embedded Image; true marker effects, am; estimated marker effects,

σ2Embedded ImageEmbedded ImageEmbedded Image
MeanSDMeanSDMeanSDMeanSD
Low linkage disequilibrium between markers (X0)
Bayes A
10.5180.0620.8390.0270.5800.0630.1020.048
20.9410.0890.5770.0280.7210.0920.2000.022
31.0740.1050.4960.0320.7010.1060.1990.020
40.3940.0530.8950.0220.5310.0600.0790.051
50.8240.0770.6520.0250.6990.0790.1830.028
60.9500.0890.5780.0270.7220.0880.2010.021
70.1730.0530.9660.0150.4550.0570.0420.043
80.5750.0560.8130.0190.6060.0660.1160.044
90.7100.0660.7280.0200.6590.0720.1520.037
High linkage disequilibrium between markers (X1)
Bayes A
10.5350.0690.8240.0290.5800.0700.1210.045
20.9380.0760.6090.0330.6770.0830.2100.026
31.0930.0850.5280.0340.6500.0860.2110.025
40.4040.0670.8880.0250.5330.0670.0940.048
50.8090.0690.6700.0300.6590.0760.2000.030
60.9480.0750.6160.0310.6760.0810.2110.026
70.1950.0560.9600.0150.4620.0600.0620.048
80.5660.0580.8090.0210.5930.0700.1320.042
90.6890.0620.7340.0240.6290.0720.1730.036
  • SD, among-replicates standard deviation of item.