Some design-problems in crop experimentation .2. multiple blocking systems

Pearce, S.C. (1995) Some design-problems in crop experimentation .2. multiple blocking systems. Experimental Agriculture, 31 (3). pp. 279-290. ISSN 0014-4797. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

This paper describes the construction, usefulness and randomization of several designs for field experiments in which there is more than one set of blocks, namely: (a) row-and-column designs, in which there are two crossing sets of blocks, treatments being applied to the plots formed by their intersections; (b) row-and-column designs in which factors are applied to complete rows or complete columns, that is, criss-cross (or strip-plot) designs; and (c) split-plot designs, in which the plots in a study of one factor are used as blocks in the study of another. All are examples of a wider class of designs, with many ramifications, said to have 'simple block structure'. It is suggested here that some of the assumptions underlying row-and-column designs are questionable. Some alternative approaches are indicated.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science
Divisions: Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Mathematics Statistics and Actuarial Science
Depositing User: O.O. Odanye
Date Deposited: 28 May 2009 16:47
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2014 10:58
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