Table 3 |
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The accuracy of overall EBV (the sum of maternal and direct breeding values) in case of 500 juvenile queens and all 2550 queens in the pedigree | ||||
h_{m}^{2} | Method | Corr_{(m,d)} | Accuracy for JQ (SE) | Accuracy for AQ (SE) |
0.15 | UNI | 0 | 0.468 ^{a,b,c,d} (0.010) | 0.661 ^{a,b,c,d} (0.005) |
PED | 0 | 0.363 (0.017) | 0.603 (0.007) | |
UNI | −0.46 | 0.381 ^{a,b,c,d} (0.021) | 0.555 ^{a,b,c,d} (0.010) | |
PED | −0.46 | 0.295 (0.023) | 0.489 (0.009) | |
0.25 | UNI | 0 | 0.542 ^{a,b,c,e} (0.009) | 0.756 ^{a,b,c,e} (0.006) |
PED | 0 | 0.420 (0.015) | 0.710 (0.008) | |
UNI | −0.46 | 0.449 ^{a,b,c} (0.018) | 0.640 ^{a,b,c,e} (0.009) | |
PED | −0.46 | 0.348 (0.021) | 0.577 (0.008) | |
0.35 | UNI | 0 | 0.604 ^{a,b,d,e} (0.009) | 0.832 ^{a,b,d,e} (0.008) |
PED | 0 | 0.467 (0.012) | 0.800 (0.010) | |
UNI | −0.46 | 0.498 ^{a,b,d} (0.017) | 0.700 ^{a,b,d,e} (0.008) | |
PED | −0.46 | 0.388 (0.019) | 0.642 (0.008) |
EBV, Estimated breeding values; h_{m}^{2}, Maternal heritability; UNI, UNI_BLUP; PED, PED_BLUP; Corr_{(m,d)}, Correlation between maternal and direct effects; JQ, Juvenile queens; AQ, All queens; SE, Standard error.
Significant difference in accuracy with P < 0.05 (Welch’s t-test) between: ^{a}UNI_BLUP and PED_BLUP; ^{b}no correlation and negative correlation for UNI_BLUP; ^{c}heritabilities 0.15 and 0.25 for UNI_BLUP; ^{d}heritabilities 0.15 and 0.35 for UNI_BLUP; ^{e}heritabilities 0.25 and 0.35 for UNI_BLUP.
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