Statistical Performance Analysis of Complete and Incomplete Block Designs: a Comparison of Rcbd, Lattice and Alpha Lattice Designs Under a Sari Field Conditions

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Statistical Performance Analysis of Complete and Incomplete Block Designs: a Comparison of RCBD, Lattice Design and Alpha-Lattice Designs under SARI Field Conditions

By
Ashenafi Abebe

A Thesis Submitted to the Department of Statistics, School of Graduate Studies, College of Natural Science, Jimma University In Partial Fulfillment for the Requirements of Masters of Science (MSc) Degree in Biostatistics

October, 2011
Jimma, Ethiopia
Statistical Performance Analysis of Complete and Incomplete Block Designs: a Comparison of RCBD, Lattice Design and Alpha-Lattice Designs under SARI Filed Conditions

M.Sc. Thesis

Ashenafi Abebe Gaenamo

October, 2011
Jimma, Ethiopia

DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES
JIMMA UNIVERSITY
As thesis advisors, we hereby certify that we had read and evaluated the thesis prepared by Ashenafi Abebe under our guidance, which was entitled statistical “Statistical Performance Analysis of Complete and Incomplete Block Designs: a Comparison of RCBD, Lattice Design and Alpha-Lattice Designs under SARI Field Conditions”. We recommend that the thesis be submitted as it fulfills the requirements for the degree of Master of Science in Biostatistics.

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