Experiment Designs for Intercropping Experiments

  • Walter T. Federer
Part of the Springer Series in Statistics book series (SSS)


The following discussion pertains to intercropping experiments such as those described in the preceding chapters, as well as to the design for all comparative experiments. It should be realized that the entire subject of experiment design (the arrangement of treatments in an experiment) cannot be covered in a single chapter or even a single book. We can, however, give some guidelines for the selection and use of experiment designs for some of the simpler intercropping experiments. Some of the experiment designs with less complicated statistical analyses will be illustrated. The ideas in this chapter have been presented and discussed in more detail by Federer (1984).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Walter T. Federer
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  1. 1.Biometrics UnitCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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