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Table 5 Heritability of near infrared-predicted immunoglobulins G concentrations and their correlations with the reference trait

From: The concentrations of immunoglobulins in bovine colostrum determined by the gold standard method are genetically correlated with their near-infrared prediction

Trait, g/L Heritabilitya Correlationa
Phenotypic Genetic
Near-infrared prediction
 100% calibration set 0.090 (0.147) 0.767* (0.019) 0.854* (0.314)
 80% calibration set 0.102 (0.145) 0.699* (0.024) 0.837* (0.320)
 60% calibration set 0.108 (0.139) 0.680* (0.025) 0.846* (0.317)
  1. *Significantly different from zero (P < 0.05)
  2. aStandard errors are given in parentheses