TABLE 3

Accuracy of GBLUP and BayesB (informed priors for π) for different effective population sizes (Ne), numbers of QTL expressed as proportions of Me, and numbers of individuals in the training set (NP) when the heritability is 0.3. SE < 0.023 in all scenarios

MethodNeNP0.03 Me0.05 Me0.15 Me0.3 Me0.50 Me0.75 Me1 Me
GBLUP2002000.4050.4500.4290.4140.4440.4160.398
100010000.5050.5010.5080.5020.5070.5010.511
200020000.5750.5790.5710.5680.5710.5710.568
BayesB2002000.7390.6490.4630.4000.3980.3650.344
100010000.8650.7720.6010.5160.4800.4510.445
200020000.8860.8120.6460.5730.5440.5220.506