The Statistical Services Division comprises a team of quantitative scientists who contribute to agricultural research in areas such as plant breeding, plant health services and crop production programs. The Biometricians use statistical and mathematical methods so as to provide efficient and innovative experimental designs, data analysis and interpretation services as a basis for recommending new crop management practices.
The following services are offered to the different branches of expertise at the Tobacco Research Board stations to ensure statistically sound research conclusions that contribute to the growers vision of maximizing profit.
• Advising Researchers on Designing of Experiments and Surveys.
• Providing the appropriate data analysis methods for available data.
• Assisting Researchers with interpretation and presentation of results.
• Statistical consultancy.
• Providing innovative statistical methodologies.