2012 Statistics Course Outline

Agenda for the Statistics Module

Day 1: Introduction to experimental design principles
  • Introduction to experimental design
  • Completely Randomized Design (CRD)
  • RCBD (factorial designs)
Day 2: Experiments with more than one random term
  • Split-plot designs
  • Estimate genetic variance components (introduction to REML analysis)
  • Estimation of heritability and genetic correlations
Day 3: Experiments for factors with many levels
  • Incomplete block designs (part I). Balanced incomplete blocks.
  • Incomplete block designs (part II). Lattice designs, alpha designs.

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