duncan.test {agricolae}R Documentation

Duncan's new multiple range test

Description

This test is adapted from the Newman-Keuls method. Duncan's test does not control family wise error rate at the specified alpha level. It has more power than the other post tests, but only because it doesn't control the error rate properly. The Experimentwise Error Rate at: 1-(1-alpha)^(a-1); where "a" is the number of means and is the Per-Comparison Error Rate. Duncan's procedure is only very slightly more conservative than LSD. The level by alpha default is 0.05.

Usage

duncan.test(y, trt, DFerror, MSerror, alpha = 0.05, group=TRUE, main = NULL,console=FALSE)

Arguments

y

model(aov or lm) or answer of the experimental unit

trt

Constant( only y=model) or vector treatment applied to each experimental unit

DFerror

Degree free

MSerror

Mean Square Error

alpha

Significant level

group

TRUE or FALSE

main

Title

console

logical, print output

Details

It is necessary first makes a analysis of variance.

if y = model, then to apply the instruction:
duncan.test(model, "trt", alpha = 0.05, group = TRUE, main = NULL, console = FALSE)
where the model class is aov or lm.

Value

statistics

Statistics of the model

parameters

Design parameters

duncan

Critical Range Table

means

Statistical summary of the study variable

comparison

Comparison between treatments

groups

Formation of treatment groups

Author(s)

Felipe de Mendiburu

References

1. Principles and procedures of statistics a biometrical approach Steel & Torry & Dickey. Third Edition 1997
2. Multiple comparisons theory and methods. Departament of statistics the Ohio State University. USA, 1996. Jason C. Hsu. Chapman Hall/CRC.

See Also

BIB.test, DAU.test, durbin.test, friedman, HSD.test, kruskal, LSD.test, Median.test, PBIB.test, REGW.test, scheffe.test, SNK.test, waerden.test, waller.test, plot.group

Examples

library(agricolae)
data(sweetpotato)
model<-aov(yield~virus,data=sweetpotato)
out <- duncan.test(model,"virus", 
main="Yield of sweetpotato. Dealt with different virus")
plot(out,variation="IQR")
duncan.test(model,"virus",alpha=0.01,console=TRUE)
# version old duncan.test()
df<-df.residual(model)
MSerror<-deviance(model)/df
out <- with(sweetpotato,duncan.test(yield,virus,df,MSerror, group=TRUE))
plot(out,horiz=TRUE,las=1)
print(out$groups)

[Package agricolae version 1.3-5 Index]