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Table 4 Reliabilities of genomic predictions using different methods

From: Comparison on genomic predictions using three GBLUP methods and two single-step blending methods in the Nordic Holstein population

Traits GBLUPAG* Singleori Singleadj Singleori-GBLUPAG* Singleadj-GBLUPAG* Singleadj-Singleori
Milk 0.428 0.450 0.456 0.022* 0.028** 0.006*
Fat 0.457 0.458 0.466 0.001 0.009* 0.008**
Protein 0.435 0.437 0.446 0.002 0.011 0.009**
Growth 0.481 0.503 0.503 0.022** 0.022** 0.000
Fertility 0.419 0.425 0.431 0.006 0.012 0.005
Birth index 0.263 0.274 0.274 0.011 0.011 −0.001*
Calving index 0.303 0.328 0.329 0.025** 0.026** 0.002
Mastitis 0.359 0.383 0.384 0.024** 0.025** 0.000
Health 0.435 0.467 0.469 0.032 0.034* 0.003
Body conf. 0.316 0.317 0.317 0.001 0.001 0.000
Feet & Leg 0.306 0.296 0.296 −0.01 −0.01 0.000
Udder conf. 0.357 0.358 0.358 0.001 0.001 −0.001
Milkingspeed 0.295 0.312 0.312 0.017* 0.017* 0.000
Temperament 0.183 0.206 0.206 0.023* 0.023* 0.000
Longevity 0.334 0.415 0.415 0.081** 0.081** 0.000
Yield 0.438 0.436 0.446 −0.002 0.008 0.010**
Mean 0.363 0.379 0.382 0.016 0.019 0.003
  1. Adjusted GBLUP with a polygenic effect with a weight of 0.2 (GBLUPAG*), original single-step blending (Singleori) and adjusted single-step blending (Singleadj) with a weight of 0.2; *significant difference at p < 0.05; **significant difference at p < 0.01.