Table 1

Summary statistics for six different marker densities in the simulation study over 20 replicates

Marker density levelaAverage no. of markers per replicateAverage distance between adjacent marker loci (cM) per replicateAverage r2 between adjacent marker loci per replicate
11080.9180.15
21450.6890.18
32170.4590.21
43110.3210.24
55450.1840.27
621820.0460.31
  • a Marker density levels 1–6 pertain to saving every 20th, 15th, 10th, 7th, and 4th and every single SNP marker from a single 1-M chromosome within each data replicate.