Table 2 Dairy cattle and corn breeding scenarios simulated in combination with short- and long-range LD, the four information designs, various SNP densities, and 20 QTL per chromosome
Pedigree typeNo. chromosomesh2Family typeFamily size in trainingaScenarioNo. familiesTraining sizeNo. replicates
Dairy cattle290.5Half sibs711498750
21431001300
3285199575
Corn100.33Full sibs304154501000
5601800200
  • a Corresponds to the number of relatives of a validation individual in training.