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Statistical Methods for Environmental and Agricultural Sciences

Handbook / Manual

By: AR Hoshmand

439 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #82742 | ISBN: 0849331528
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About this book

This logically organized book covers the following topics: Part 1 introduces statistical concepts as they apply to different fields of environmental and agriculture sciences and provides descriptive measures of central tendency and variability; Part 2 covers probability and sampling concepts used in inferential statistics; Part 3 presents parametric methods in hypothesis testing, which include research designs; Part 4 discusses a number of nonparametric techniques; Part 5 explains tests of association and prediction; and lastly, analysis of change over time is detailed in Part 6. The appendices contain statistical tables for reference purposes. The Second Edition of this popular book has been revised and contains a broad range of practical and relevant case studies and theoretical concepts.


Contents

Descriptive Statistics in Environmental and Agriculture Sciences: The What and Why of Statistics for Environmental and Agricultural Sciences. Descriptive Statistical Measures. Inferential Statistics in Environmental and Agriculture Sciences: Probability Theory. An Introduction to Sampling Concepts. Estimation of Parameters: Means and Percentages. Tests of Comparison: Parametric Methods: Hypothesis Testing: One-Sample. Hypothesis Testing: Two-Sample. Analysis of Variance. Nonparametric Methods: Chi-Square Analysis. Additional Nonparametric Methods. Test of Association and Prediction: Simple Linear Regression and Correlation. Multiple Regression. Analysis of Change Over Time: Time Series Analysis. Index Numbers. Appendices. Index.

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