Experiments with farmers IV – “Farmers are not replicates!”
Replication is often a point of confusion for researchers. Often, researchers conducting on-farm trials will simply say “the farms / farmers are my replicates” and leave it at that. This video discusses why this is not a good idea, and why you need to think more carefully about where your replicates are in your design in order to be able to make sense of your results.
Written by Ric Coe
Designed by Emma Burrow
Narrated by Dave Mills