Table 3

Individual assignment performance for the four selection methods

delta

pairwise Wright's FST

pairwise W&C's FST

PCA


Log10

90%

95%

98%

90%

95%

98%

90%

95%

98%

90%

95%

98%


0

42.47

59.94

86.48

40.25

57.44

83.72

36.53

62.89

103.07

50.58

75.52

116.07

1

67.97

90.99

129.36

60.12

80.50

114.45

64.37

89.21

129.27

71.85

98.36

152.26

2

95.62

126.63

179.26

80.02

104.62

147.79

89.63

119.13

171.29

101.62

139.54

283.40

3

123.46

159.05

209.70

105.41

137.29

195.69

120.04

159.83

241.62

139.72

192.40

403.89


Estimated number of SNP markers required to achieve 90%, 95% and 98% correct assignment at the four stringency thresholds for each SNP selection method (the individuals from the two Angus populations are pooled). Numbers estimated from asymptotic regression equation.

Wilkinson et al. BMC Genetics 2011 12:45   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-12-45

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