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Essentials of Statistics in Agriculture Sciences

1st Edition

Edited by Pradeep Mishra, Fozia Homa

Apple Academic Press

578 pages | 2 Color Illus. | 267 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781771887526
pub: 2019-07-15
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This book, Essentials of Statistics in Agriculture Sciences, is an introductory text presenting some of the basic concepts of statistical tools, specifically as applied to the statistics of agriculture and allied fields. An understanding of the basics, logic, and theory of statistics is very essential for agricultural researchers for dealing with the interpretation of data. This volume covers basic statistics, design of experiments, concepts of sampling techniques, time series, inference outlines, and other topics in an easy-to-understand manner and is aimed at students and researchers with little or no mathematical background.

In the agriculture scenario, students and researchers face problems with statistical tools, planning of field experiments, collection of data, analysis, interpretation of the data, etc. In this book, statistical theories are discussed with the help of examples from real-life situations in agriculture and allied fields, followed by worked-out examples. Each chapter is followed by a number of problems and questions that will help readers gain confidence in solving those problems.

Table of Contents

1. The Basics of Statistics

P. Mishra et al.

2. Design of Experiments

D. Ramesh et al.

3. The Axioms of Statistical Inference: Estimation and Hypothesis Testing

Mukti Khetan et al.

4. Assessment of Sampling Techniques: Theory and Application

Fozia Homa, Mukti Khetan, and Shweta Dixit

5. Time Series

B. S. Dhekale et al.

6. Overview of MS Excel, SPSS, Minitab, and R

P. Mishra et al.

7. Overview of JMP and SAS

P. Mishra et al.

About the Editors

Pradeep Mishra, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of statistics at the College of Agriculture at the Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India.

Fozia Homa, PhD, is an Assistant Professor and Scientist in the Department of Statistics, Mathematics and Computer Application, Bihar Agricultural University, Sabour, India, and author or co-author of several journal articles.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Agribusiness
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General
SCIENCE / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General