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For example, the average growth of insects or the average number of eggs laid may increase or decrease as a result of pesticide treatment. It is not usually tested, although the variance in the data may also indicate the effect of the pesticide. Examples are given in this article.

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Experiments are not easy to evaluate. Here we help you to interpret in more detail the variance changes in dose-response experiments.


This article is a thorough proof of an old idea.

Gabor Bakonyi

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This page is a summary of: The inter-individual variance can provide additional information for the ecotoxicologists beside the mean, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, July 2021, Elsevier,
DOI: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2021.112260.
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