Table 2 Percentage increase in response to recurrent selection, for the unselected population scenario
CV of the SD of gametic GEBV Embedded Image
  • Values are the relative increase (%) in the mean GEBV of selected offspring when parents are selected on Index 5, relative to selection of parents on ordinary GEBV; Embedded Image.

  • a This is the value found in dairy cattle (Segelke et al. 2014).