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    Author(s): C. B. Briscoe
    Date: 1964
    Source: Unpublished study plan, Forest Commission files, Alice Holt England
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication (MISC)
    Station: Southern Research Station
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    Many diverse approaches have been made prescribing and evaluating thinnings on an objective basis. None of the techniques proposed hasbeen widely accepted. Indeed. none has been proven superior to the others nor even widely applicable. There are at least two possible reasons for this: none of the techniques suggested is of any general utility and/or experimental error (whether or not results are actually subjected to statistical analyses) is so large that real treatment effects are hidden..

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    Briscoe, C. B. 1964. Minimizing Experimental Error in Thinning Research. Unpublished study plan, Forest Commission files, Alice Holt England. 4 p.

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