Factor levels for density comparisons in the split-block spacing design

  • Authors: Riitters, Kurt H.; Stanton, Brian J.; Walkup, Robbert H.
  • Publication Year: 1989
  • Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
  • Source: Can. J. For. Res., Vol. 19: 1625-1628

Abstract

The split-block spacing design is a compact test of the effects of within-row and between-row spacings. But the sometimes awkward analysis of density (i.e., trees/ha) effects may deter use of the design. The analysis is simpler if the row spacings are chosen to obtain a balanced set of equally spaced density and rectangularity treatments. A spacing study in poplar (Populus spp.) illustrates the approach.

  • Citation: Riitters, Kurt H.; Stanton, Brian J.; Walkup, Robbert H. 1989. Factor levels for density comparisons in the split-block spacing design. Can. J. For. Res., Vol. 19: 1625-1628
  • Posted Date: February 13, 2007
  • Modified Date: February 14, 2007
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