Table 2  Comparison of average reliabilities of genomic predictions at different heritabilities for five different scenarios obtained with the deterministic formulas of VanRaden (2008) (rel_VR) and Daetwyler et al. (2008) (rel_D), using the estimated number of effective chromosome segments (Me)
Embedded ImageScenarioEmbedded ImageaRel_VRRel_D
0.6FREQ1221160.0020.003
0.6LD114580.0220.027
0.6HAP146270.0180.021
0.6CHR21390.1000.129
0.6FAM8370.3180.275
805b0.283
7774c0.039
0.1FREQ1221160.00040.0004
0.1LD114580.0040.005
0.1HAP146270.0030.004
0.1CHR21390.0210.024
0.1FAM8370.1040.059
805b0.062
7774c0.007
  • a Embedded Image estimated based on the genomic and additive genetic relationship matrices (Equation 6).

  • b Embedded Image estimated as Embedded Image (Goddard 2009).

  • c Embedded Image estimated as Embedded Image (Hayes et al. 2009d).