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Table 3 Summary of the different scenarios depending on reference and candidate populations

From: Design of low density SNP chips for genotype imputation in layer chicken

  A B C D1 D2 E F G H I
Reference Population G0 G1 G0 + G1 G2(♂) G2(♂ + ♀) G1 + G2(♂) G0 + G1 + G2(♂) G0 G1(♂) G0(♂)
Number of individuals 447 580 1027 73 735 653 1100 447 120 132
Selection Candidates G1 G2 G2 G3 G3 G3 G3 G2 G3 G3
Number of individuals 580 794 794 541 541 541 541 794 541 541
  1. ♂ indicates that only male breeders are used in the reference population
  2. ♂ +  indicates that both male and female breeders are used in the reference population