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Agricultural Field Experiments

Design and Analysis, 1st Edition

By Roger G. Petersen

CRC Press

426 pages

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Hardback: 9780824789121
pub: 1994-02-11
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This text provides statistical and biometrical procedures for designing, conducting, analyzing and interpreting field experiments. It addresses the most important research topics in agriculture, including agronomy, breeding and pasture trials; farming systems research; and intercropping research.


". . .a refreshing. . .informative text, which includes stimulating ideas and hints to the eager reader, as well as sound problem sets to teach from, exercise, learn, and understand the fascinating field of soil-water-solutes interactions and transport phenomena. "

---Soil & Tillage Research

". . .an ideal text for a course on 'field plot techniques'. . .Petersen has collected the basic contemporary methodology of the subject and presented it in a well-organized and very readable manner. "

---Journal of the American Statistical Association

". . .an excellent reference and instruction manual for all aspects of field trials. . .There is a wealth of useful discussion on practical topics. "

---Journal of the Royal Statistical Society

Table of Contents

Basic Principles * The Field Plot * Basic Experimental Designs * Agronomy Trials * Variety Trials * Combined Analysis of Several Experiments * Experiments with Perennial Crops * Pasture Trials * On-Farm Trials Farming Systems Research * Intercropping Research * Appendix * Table 1: 2500 Randomly Assorted Digits * Table 2: Students t Distribution * Table 3: Percentage Points of the F Distribution * Table 4: Percentage Points of the Ration s2 (mas)/s2 (min) * Table 5: Percentage Points of the Chi-Squared Distribution * Table 6: Percentage Points of the Studentized Range (Q) * Table 7: Minimum-Average-Risk t Values.

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TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General