Table 2 Estimation of genetic parameters of eight wool traits

From: Genome-wide association studies detects candidate genes for wool traits by re-sequencing in Chinese fine-wool sheep

Trait (unit) Additive genetic variance ±SE Residual variance ± SE h2 ± SE
FD (μm) 1.95 ± 0.45 1.11 ± 0.40 0.64 ± 0.13
FDCV (%) 2.66 ± 1.20 3.27 ± 1.13 0.45 ± 0.19
FDSD (μm) 0.21 ± 0.06 0.11 ± 0.05 0.65 ± 0.17
SL (cm) 0.51 ± 0.25 0.65 ± 0.23 0.44 ± 0.20
GFW (kg) 1.75 ± 0.30 0.53 ± 0.25 0.77 ± 0.11
CWR (%) 21.81 ± 5.77 14.50 ± 5.20 0.60 ± 0.15
SS (N/ktex) 31.53 ± 10.74 22.43 ± 9.77 0.58 ± 0.19
SE (%) 22.44 ± 6.48 13.77 ± 5.83 0.62 ± 0.16
  1. FD mean fibre diameter, FDCV fibre diameter coefficient of variation, FDSD fibre diameter standard deviation, SL staple length, GFW greasy fleece weight, CWR clean wool rate, SS staple strength, SE staple elong;