No silver bullet: Different soil handling techniques are useful for different research questions, exhibit differential type I and II error rates, and are sensitive to sampling intensity

James F. Cahill, Jonathan A. Cale, Justine Karst, Tan Bao, Gregory J. Pec, Nadir Erbilgin

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44 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-14
Number of pages4
JournalNew Phytologist
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes


  • Experimental design
  • Philosophy of science
  • Plant
  • Research methods
  • Soil feedback experiments
  • Soil interactions
  • Type I and Type II error

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Plant Science

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