Table 1  Description of simulated genomes and traits
Effective population size
Size of genome
No. markers
No. quantitative trait loci
Distribution of QTL effects, simulation of genetic values, and chosen heritability
Heterozygosity and concordance with expected values
Linkage disequilibrium between markers and concordance with expected values
Parameter assumptions
 Recombination and mutation rate
 No. generations of random mating (forward in time)