Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
Probability; Statistics (frequency tables, histograms, descriptive statistics); Distribution of outcomes and events for simple experiments; General principles of field and laboratory experiments; Experimental design including randomised block layout; Latin square; Split plot; Factorial and confounded; Basic differentiation and integration; Orthogonality; Incomplete records; Handling of data and use of calculating machines and computers; Applications of variance, co-variance and correlation analysis to data obtained from field and laboratory experiments; The interpretation of results from agricultural experiments.
Gomez, K. A. and A. A. Gomez. 1984. Statistical procedures for agricultural research (2nd Edn.), John Wiley and Sons, New York, USA.
Clarke, G.M. 1981. Statistics and Experimental designs (2nd Edn.), Arnold, London.
Continuous assessment 40%
Written examination 60%
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