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 Coefficient0.020.050.10.020.050.10.020.050.1Average Power
Without sampling: sample frequency equals population frequency
 Δf14.252.399.511.643.394.09.319.148.443.52
 Logistic β2.65.559.412.850.597.911.524.961.736.31
 Fst23.669.499.613.148.697.00.70.00.039.11
 WFABC s4.413.280.614.044.396.113.125.054.038.3
With sampling: n = (31, 28, 59, 59, 22)a for generations = (0, 15, 25, 35, 45), respectively
 Δf9.338.895.310.831.380.48.513.926.234.94
 Logistic β2.87.758.412.545.293.812.327.261.835.74
 Fst19.058.299.611.333.762.81.61.92.132.24
 WFABC s0.30.00.09.024.058.4NAbNANA15.2
  • 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.