Table 2

Heritability of direct effects for different values of simulated heritability of maternal effects and correlation between maternal and direct effects
Simulatedhm2 Corr(m,d) Achievedhd2(SE)
0.150 0 0.162 (0.005)
0.150 −0.46 0.155 (0.005)
0.250 0 0.270 (0.008)
0.250 −0.46 0.259 (0.008)
0.350 0 0.377 (0.011)
0.350 −0.46 0.362 (0.011)

hm2, Maternal heritability; hd2, Direct heritability; Corr(m,d), Correlation between maternal and direct effects; SE, Standard error.

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Gupta et al. BMC Genetics 2013 14:36   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-14-36

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