Table 2 Schematic view of the simulated genomic scenarios, their allele effects (a and d), their expected initial ID capacity, E(µD) as calculated by Equation 2 and in relation to the additive genetic standard deviation, E(µD)/σA
Dominance Level Scenarios
Complete AdditivityPartial DominanceComplete Dominance
Intermediate allele frequencies scenario
 Effects, all 100 locia = 1, d = 0a = 1, d = 0.5a = 1, d = 1
 E(µD)0.025.050.0
 E(µD)/σA0.03.57.1
U-shaped allele frequencies scenario (Ne = 192)
 Effects, all 100 locia = 1, d = 0a = 1, d = 0.5a = 1, d = 1
 E(µD)0.013.925.1
 E(µD)/σA0.02.03.6
Major & minor loci scenario
 Effects, 20 major locia = 5, d = 0a = 5, d = 2.5a = 5, d = 5
 Effects, 80 minor locia = 1, d = 0a = 1, d = 0a = 1, d = 0
 E(µD)0.010.420.8
 E(µD)/σA0.01.52.9