A research design is the blueprint of the different steps to be undertaken starting with the formulation of the hypothesis to drawing inference during a research process. The research design clearly explains the different steps to be taken during a research program to reach the objective of a particular research. This is nothing but advance planning of the methods to be adopted at various steps in the research, keeping in view the objective of the research, the availability of the resources, time, etc. As such, the research design raises various questions before it is meticulously formed. The following questions need to be clarified before the formulation of the research design:


Research Design Factorial Experiment Experimental Unit Complete Block Design Randomize Block Design 
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  • Pradip Kumar Sahu
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  1. 1.Department of Agricultural StatisticsBidhan Chandra Krishi ViswavidyalayaMohanpurIndia

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