Working Seminar on Statistical Methods in Variety Testing
They presented three talks, on the subjects:
- Quantifying and mitigating shading effects in winter barley trials - presented by Ian Nevison
- A comparison of different within-trial analysis approaches to spatial variation - presented by Tess Vernon
- Variety effects: Fixed or Random? The value of random vs fixed effects for regional recommendations - presented by Tess Vernon
The group enjoyed listening to many interesting presentations from colleagues worldwide on methodological developments in variety testing, and also attended a fantastic tour of a plant breeding company.