CSPC 131
Mythology and Agriculture Paper
The Egyptians were one of the first groups on earth to begin farming. The most certain
evidence of farming dates back to 5,200 BC, as 7000-year-old farming village was found
recently by Dutch and U.S archaeologists
542 Quiz 4 Key
14 February 2014
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1) (3 points) Look at the following SAS code and output from an experiment with four treatments.
Show the test one would do to determine if multiple covariances should be used.
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542 Quiz 5 Key
21 February 2014
Assume you have a two factor complete factorial in a CRD with six replications. Both factors are fixed.
Factor A has four levels and factor B has three levels. The CLASS statement was CLASS A B.
a) (2 points) Write the line
542 Quiz 3
Key
7 February 2014
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1) Use a Bonferroni adjust to calculate the C value if you wish to have an E of no greater than 0.05
for a set of m=5 contrasts.
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2) Use the information from the first question to declare signifi
542 Quiz 2 Key
31 January 2014
a) (5 points) Assume an experiment has five treatments, it is in a CRD and has four replications.
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You want know the average of the first three means i.e. (Y1 Y2 Y3 ) . Show the Linear
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542 Quiz 1
24 January 2014
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Assume an experiment has five treatments, it is in a CRD and has four replications. You
542 Quiz 7
14 March 2014
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An animal scientist conducted an RBCD with a single fixed factor T with 4 levels and 2 replications (i.e. 2
random blocks). There was no subsampling. The experiment was conducted two years in a row and in
each year
542 Quiz 8
21 March 2014
Name Lab Time
a] {5 points) A scientist conducted an RBCD with a single fixed factor T with 4 levels and 2 replications
[i.e. 2 random blocks]. There was no subsampling. The experiment was conducted two years in a
row and in each
Practice Problem Exam II
542 Spring 2014
1) An animal scientist wants to estimate the heritability of a trait for a specific type (i.e. breed) of cattle.
To do this, 10 sires are selected randomly from a large population of sires. To each sire, 3 random
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542 Exam 2
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1) (40 points) An agronomist conducted an experiment at two locations and two years. A new locat
Practice Problems for 542 Final Exam
Spring 2014
The exam will cover Chapters 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, & 17. Make sure and look at all of your homework and
quiz problems from this semester as well as the problems in this practice set.
1) Consider the follow
542 Exam II Spring 2012
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CPSC 540
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Good luck and I hope all of you have a productive and enjoyable summer.
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#1) (15 points) An engineer was looking at the effect of two
Practice and Problems for 542 Exam I - 2013
All quizzes and homework problems are also potential questions on the first exam.
#1) The following table shows the cells means for a two factor factorial (2 x 4). Assume that each cell mean is
each based on thr
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1) (15 points) A plant breeder is interested in the mean grain yi
542 Exam 3
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1) (20 points) A fish biologist is interested in the mean food consumption by trout of four commercial
protein source
Chapter 15 - Analysis of Correlated Measures
Repeated Measures in either Time or Space
Change over time or space is an important aspect of many experiment.
It is far more efficient and less costly to make repeated observations
on the same experimental uni
Chapter 17 Analysis of Covariance
Analysis of covariance can be summarized as a technique to reduce
experimental error by utilizing additional factor(s) which are not part
of the treatments but were in place prior to imposing treatments and
are affecting
Chapter 16 Crossover Designs
In a crossover study the treatments are administered in sequence to
each experimental unit. A treatment is administered for a specific
period of time after which another treatment is administered to the
same unit. The treatmen
Chapter 11 Incomplete Block Designs: Factorial Treatment Designs
The 2n Factorial Design
2n has n factors and each is at 2 levels e.g. A0 A1, B0 B1, C0 C1 is a 23
3n has n factors and each is at 3 levels e.g. A0 A1 A2, B0 B1 B3 is a 32
These are often use