TABLE 4

Accuracy of GBLUP and BayesB (informed priors for π) in training (T) and validation (V) individuals for different effective population sizes (Ne), numbers of QTL (NQTL) 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

Ne = 200Ne = 1000
NQTLPopulationNP = 200NP =1000NP = 500NP =1000NP =2000
BayesB0.03 MeT0.7940.9580.8010.8830.933
V0.7390.9520.7570.8650.924
0.05 MeV0.6490.9050.6020.7720.870
0.15 MeV0.4630.8030.4210.6010.744
0.30 MeV0.4000.7090.3710.5160.656
0.50 MeT0.5990.7780.5830.6570.741
V0.3980.6540.3730.4800.613
1 MeV0.3440.5910.3420.4450.567
GBLUPAllT0.6560.7710.6250.6820.747
V0.4440.6220.4070.5070.612