1st Edition

Agricultural Field Experiments
Design and Analysis

ISBN 9780824789121
Published February 11, 1994 by CRC Press
426 Pages

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Book Description

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.

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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---Journal of the American Statistical Association
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