Table 2 Methods evaluated
AbbreviationMarker dataaDescriptionbReferences
LOMultiallelicExtended method-of-momentsLoiselle et al. (1995); Huang et al. (2014)
RIMultiallelicExtended method-of-momentsRitland (1996); Huang et al. (2014)
WEMultiallelicExtended method-of-momentsWeir (1996); Huang et al. (2014)
MMMultiallelicMethod-of-momentsHuang et al. (2014)
MLMultiallelicMaximum-likelihood estimatorHuang et al. (2015)
VRBiallelicExtended relationship matrixVanRaden (2008); Ashraf et al. (2016)
PDBiallelicExtended pseudo-diploid relationship matrixYang et al. (2010); Slater et al. (2016)
FABiallelicFull-autopolyploid relationship matrixSlater et al. (2016)
  • a Multiallelic methods are also biallelic methods.

  • b Extended methods refer to methodologies originally proposed by the first reference and later extended for autopolyploids in the second reference.