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1 Department of Agronomy, G.B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar, India

2 Department of Agricultural Statistics, Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya, Mohanpur, India



In the fieldof weed science,data transformation techniques are of frequent use while evaluating investigating weed count data. Even after having its criticism, data transformation still remains as a very popular technique because the reasons for its use are quite greater than its non-use. Depending on the functional relationship existing between mean and variance of the weed count data, suitable transformations like logarithmic, square root and angular, should be used.


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