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Abstracts are often poorly written, especially due to lack of crucial information, and thus end up conveying a biased picture of the scientific paper. An abstract creates the tenor for the rest of the paper and therefore an author should ensure that it is captivating and properly written. The first step when writing a literature review is to determine the type of abstract to include in the paper (Bert & David p. 281). When writing an abstract for a literature review, it is important to begin with an introduction that explains the problem under study or the research topic. This introduction is then followed by a brief description of the methods used to carry out the research, and the participants of the study. The writer then explains the findings or results from the data collected during the study, and the conclusions that he or she draws from the outcomes. The abstract should be a single paragraph between 150 and 250 words.
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Surname 3 The following is an example of an abstract on the literature review of “Biogeography of Chemical Defense in Birch Trees”. The Latitudinal Defense Hypothesis forecasts that intensities of resistance are maximum close to the equator and reduce in the direction of the poles. The hypothesis is grounded primarily on insect herbivory that takes place throughout the summer.
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  • Fall '17
  • Academic publishing, Bert Van Wee

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