Notes on designing an experiment
Writing a protocol
The protocol for the experiment should include at least the
following headings, many of which are interrelated.
What is the purpose of the
What are the treatments?
What are the experimental units?
What are the observational unit?
What measurements are to be recorded?
What is the design?
Justification for the design
Proposed statistical analysis
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