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The mathematical separation of plant and weather effects in field growth studies

AC Glenday

Australian Journal of Agricultural Research 6(6) 813 - 822
Published: 1955

Abstract

The only serious limitations of field growth studies are due to the erratic nature of the curves caused by short-term weather variations and the less apparent deviations caused by secular changes. The method of constant-fitting is applied, via a suitable mathematical model and experimental design, to separate growth and weather effects. A detailed account of the analysis is given, using a trial conducted as a test of the technique as an example, and the future possibilities of the technique in field growth studies are discussed.

https://doi.org/10.1071/AR9550813

© CSIRO 1955


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