Table 4 Power of assorted statistics in the detection of selection at a 5% false positive rate for selection coefficients 0.02, 0.05, 0.1, and initial favored allele frequencies of 0.2, 0.5, and 0.8
Initial Frequency of Favored Allele0.20.50.8
Selection Coefficient0. Power
Without sampling: sample frequency equals population frequency
 Logistic β2.65.559.412.850.597.911.524.961.736.31
 WFABC s4.413.280.614.044.396.
With sampling: n = (31, 28, 59, 59, 22)a for generations = (0, 15, 25, 35, 45), respectively
 Logistic β2.87.758.412.545.293.812.327.261.835.74
 WFABC s0.
  • Δf, frequency change per generation; Fst, fixation index; WFABC, Wright–Fisher ABC-based approach; NA, not applicable.

  • a Based on MG III-IV sampling depth.

  • b WFABC algorithm failed when favored allele frequencies were 0.8 and sampling was used.