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Sectional Committee: Botany

Paper reference code: B.7

Not recommended for publication in the 'Proceedings of the Royal Society of London'. Finds fault in the statistical method, which cannot be rectified without re-examining the data.

[Not published]

Endorsed on verso as received 23 February 1932.

Reference number
RR/45/62
Earliest possible date
22 February 1932
Physical description
Standardised form (type D) and letter on paper
Page extent
4 pages
Format
Typescript

Creator name

Ronald Aylmer Fisher

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Ronald Aylmer Fisher, Referee's report by Ronald Aylmer Fisher, on a paper 'A statistical study of the distribution of species in grassland associations' by Geoffrey Emett Blackman, 22 February 1932, RR/45/62, The Royal Society Archives, London, https://makingscience.royalsociety.org/items/rr_45_62/referees-report-by-ronald-aylmer-fisher-on-a-paper-a-statistical-study-of-the-distribution-of-species-in-grassland-associations-by-geoffrey-emett-blackman, accessed on 22 July 2024

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