Table 4 Percentage increase in response to recurrent selection, for the selected population scenario
CV of the SD of gametic GEBV Embedded Image
p0.050.10a0.150.20
0.5−0.2−0.20.00.0
0.20.30.61.32.1
0.10.30.91.93.6
0.050.31.32.95.2
0.010.62.25.19.9
0.0050.62.56.212.1
0.0010.83.69.118.2
  • 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).