10 simple rules for best experimental design in ecology
Department of Biology, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
- Subject Areas
- Biodiversity, Ecology, Statistics
- Lortie, experimental design, OUFB, best practices, environmental science, ecology, general science, ecodreamers, UCNRS, Kenneth S. Norris Rancho Marino Reserve
- © 2016 Sajadi
- This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, reproduction and adaptation in any medium and for any purpose provided that it is properly attributed. For attribution, the original author(s), title, publication source (PeerJ Preprints) and either DOI or URL of the article must be cited.
- Cite this article
- 2016. 10 simple rules for best experimental design in ecology. PeerJ Preprints 4:e2427v1 https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.2427v1
A quick set of rules on how best to execute an experimental design in ecology. From having a clear hypothesis to obtaining accurate statistics, this guide will help make sure authors are on the right track before publishing. The 10 simple rules are based on articles written to help readers and editors learn more about experimental design and how to avoid any unseeable pitfalls. These rules act as a checklist for authors to go through to make sure they have created the best experimental design for their procedure.
This is a preprint submission to PeerJ Preprints.