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Table 2 Average genetic gains from generation S0 to S5 of the different selection schemes for production trait (PT), disease resistance (DR) and total merit index (TMI).

From: Introgression of a major QTL from an inferior into a superior population using genomic selection

Scenario Population structure Selection criteria Genetic gain PT Genetic gain DR Genetic gain TMI
1 PRL CBLUP 3.12 (0.10) -0.04 (0.07) 2.78 (0.09)
  BACKCROSS CBLUP 5.61 (0.17) 0.01 (0.11) 5.02 (0.16)
  BACKCROSS GBLUP 5.56 (0.19) 1.59 (0.13) 5.69 (0.14)
  BACKCROSS GasGBLUP 5.49 (0.18) 2.24 (0.12) 5.91 (0.14)
2 PRL CBLUP 3.12 (0.10) -0.04 ((0.07) 2.78 (0.09)
  BACKCROSS CBLUP 5.44 (0.17) 0.32 (0.11) 4.71 (0.13)
  BACKCROSS GBLUP 5.15 (0.19) 2.14 (0.12) 5.48 (0.13)
  BACKCROSS GasGBLUP 5.09 (0.17) 2.73 (0.09) 5.75 (0.13)
  1. All genetic gains are measured in Background genetic standard deviations with standard errors given in parentheses
  2. PT = production trait, DR = disease resistance, EW = relative economic weight, assuming equal genetic variance for the two traits